The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention did not include prison and jail populations in its initial recommendation for the first recipients of the emergency COVID-19 vaccine. Some experts are pushing for a re-prioritization of this group considering their vulnerability to the virus.
Reset brings on a prison expert who says detainees should be “first in line” for the vaccine and a data journalist who’s been tracking national prison trends around the virus.
GUESTS: Jennifer Lackey, director of the Northwestern Prison Education Program
Katie Park, data journalist at the Marshall Project