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From Vaccines To Variant Concerns, Colorado Continues The Fight To End The Pandemic

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A vial of the COVID-19 vaccine from Moderna.
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A vial of the COVID-19 vaccine from Moderna sits on a tabletop to be used in vaccinating employees in the first round of staff vaccinations at Rose Medical Center Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2020, in Denver.

More counties in Colorado have reached a new vaccination rate milestone, so what does that actually mean for public health? At the same time, Mesa County calls widespread transmission of a highly contagious COVID-19 varient "an emergency." How serious is the risk? CPR health reporter John Daley joins us with some context about what's happening in Colorado's fight to end the pandemic.