How Illinois Is Tackling Vaccine Hesitancy

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FILE - In this April 8, 2015 file photo, protestors stage a rally at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif. against Senate Bill 277 which limits inoculation waivers. While most opponents have been respectful of the legislative process, some have depicted one of the bill's authors as Nazi leader Adolf Hitler and left them threatening messages. Rich Pedroncelli / AP Photo
Vaccines California
FILE - In this April 8, 2015 file photo, protestors stage a rally at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif. against Senate Bill 277 which limits inoculation waivers. While most opponents have been respectful of the legislative process, some have depicted one of the bill's authors as Nazi leader Adolf Hitler and left them threatening messages. Rich Pedroncelli / AP Photo

How Illinois Is Tackling Vaccine Hesitancy

Four months into the state’s vaccine rollout, roughly half of Chicagoans and half of Illinoisans have gotten a first dose. Now that supply is catching up with demand, the state faces its next hurdle: vaccine skepticism.

Reset checks in with two reporters to learn how local leaders are responding.

GUESTS: Mariah Woelfel, WBEZ reporter and producer

Stephanie Goldberg, Crain’s Chicago Business health care reporter