The top doctor in Missouri says it’ll be critical for you to get two doses of a new COVID-19 vaccine from the same manufacturer when it’s available.

And he concedes that’s not the norm when it comes to vaccines like this.

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Dr. Randal Williams with the Department of Health and Senior Services.

He tells KY3 TV the vaccine will be rolled out in three phases, the first targeting health care workers and other essential people.

Phase two would entail making sure enough of the vaccine is available for that group of people, and phase three would include a mass vaccination campaign.