Kansas State says 72% of campus partially vaccinated

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MANHATTAN, Kan. – Kansas State University estimates more than 72% of all students, faculty and staff have received at least one coronavirus vaccine, KSNT reported.

The university said it’s participating in a nationwide vaccine challenge to have at least 70% of its campus vaccinated before the fall semester.

The university said there are 22,3000 students, faculty and staff on campus. More than 16,000 have had a shot.

On Tuesday, Bill Snyder, the university’s former football coach, sent a Tweet encouraging people to get vaccinated.

“Keep all of our families and others safe,” Snyder tweeted.

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