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Gov. DeWine: Vax-a-million is not a waste, losing someone to Covid is the real waste


Ohio’s vaccination rate was slowing, until Republican Governor Mike DeWine started his Vax-a-Million lottery, offering a chance to win a million dollars, or a scholarship. That’s led to a 45% increase in people getting vaccinated in the state. But some Republicans are pushing back on Governor DeWine’s initiative, introducing anti-vaxx legislation and decrying it a waste. “The real waste,” says DeWine, “the tragic waste -- is when you lose someone to Covid.”