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 continues with a closer look at the push for diversity in clinical trials with Chicago’s first two COVID-19 vaccine trial participants and two health care workers leading efforts to vet the vaccine at the local and national levels.
GUESTS: Bonnie Blue, Chicago COVID-19 vaccine trial participant
Eduardo Rollox, Chicago COVID-19 vaccine trial participant
Dr. Lois Clarke, director of clinical research at Loretto Hospital
Dr. Lakesha Butler, member of the National Medical Association COVID-19 Task Force on Vaccines and Therapeutics; clinical professor for the school of pharmacy at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville