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Only in Print: Experts, Bishops Signal Support for Vaccines

Sandra Lindsay, a nurse at Long Island Jewish Medical Center in New Hyde Park, N.Y., Dec. 14, 2020, is inoculated with the coronavirus vaccine by Dr. Michelle Chester. (Photo: CNS/Mark Lennihan, Pool via Reuters)

BATH BEACH — John Mazzola contracted COVID-19 in March. “I had terrible back pain. I had a cough that I couldn’t get rid of. And I had really bad fatigue for two and a half weeks,” he recalled.

Mazzola, a member of the parish pastoral council at St. Finbar Church, Bath Beach, made a quick recovery. But the memory of his ordeal lingers: “The worst part was the fatigue …”

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