Closing The Gap On Vaccine Access: Bringing Equity To Vaccinations (Part 1)

What measures should be taken to ensure the most vulnerable people are being prioritized for COVID-19 vaccines?

Virus Outbreak
Coronavirus deaths and cases per day in the U.S. dropped markedly over the past couple of weeks, but efforts to snuff out COVID-19 are becoming increasingly urgent as the virus mutates. Mary Altaffer / ASSOCIATED PRESS
Virus Outbreak
Coronavirus deaths and cases per day in the U.S. dropped markedly over the past couple of weeks, but efforts to snuff out COVID-19 are becoming increasingly urgent as the virus mutates. Mary Altaffer / ASSOCIATED PRESS

Closing The Gap On Vaccine Access: Bringing Equity To Vaccinations (Part 1)

What measures should be taken to ensure the most vulnerable people are being prioritized for COVID-19 vaccines?

In the latest installment in our series Closing the Gap, Reset explores disparities in vaccine access and distribution in the greater Chicagoland region.

The series kicks off with three thought leaders’ recommendations on what needs to happen in the current and coming phases of vaccine rollout to ensure our most vulnerable populations are prioritized for vaccination.

GUESTS: Audra Wilson, President and CEO, The Shriver Center on Poverty Law

Alice Goldfarb, lead, The Atlantic’s COVID Racial Data Tracker

Dr. William Parker, assistant professor of medicine and faculty physician, UChicago; medical ethicist