West Virginia unveiled a draft plan on Wednesday for rolling out a coronavirus vaccine, starting with medical workers and gradually bringing it to other essential workers and to the general public at sites such as drive-thru venues.
West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice on Wednesday refused to acknowledge that Joe Biden won the presidential election, four days after the race was called and despite no evidence yet from Republicans of widespread voter fraud.
Republican West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice is running for reelection amid a flurry of announcements this month about fixing roads and bringing jobs to the state. Democratic nominee Ben Salango says they are empty election-year promises. Justice is banking on television ads and his alliance with President Donald Trump to secure a second and last term in office. Salango admits that the challenge of campaigning and gaining name recognition during a pandemic is formidable. Justice is a billionaire with businesses in coal and other sectors. He has been dogged by lawsuits levied against his personal companies over his first term.
Doddridge County was the last in West Virginia to report a confirmed case of the coronavirus. A surge in cases earlier in October has upended the lives of the roughly 8,400 residents living here.