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Dr. George Garrow, the chief medical officer for the Primary Health Network in Western Pennsylvania, holds a dose of the coronavirus vaccine. (Screenshot)
Logistics Isn’t the Only Problem to Vaccinating Rural PA

Health experts say the vaccine rollout is going slower in rural areas, in part, because rural residents don't trust the government.

Rural Pennsylvania
The Pandemic Is Hitting Rural Pennsylvania Hard. Here’s Why.

Of the more than 500,000 confirmed coronavirus cases in the state since March, 32% were recorded in rural counties. Rural counties make up just 26% of Pennsylvania’s population.