Vaccine Equity with Govind Persad


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Many of us have vaccines on the brain recently–whether because we’ve just received a shot, or because we are trying to access one. Who gets vaccinated and when they get their doses is a decision largely in the hands of state public health officials. Many states use age as the primary factor in determining who gets priority. On this episode of Examining Ethics, Dr. Govind Persad–an expert in bioethics and health care law–argues that legislators should think through more equitable options for distributing vaccines.

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Links to people and ideas mentioned in the show

  1. Dr. Govind Persad
    1. Setting Priorities Fairly in Response to Covid-19…”
    2. Recorded talk, “Implementing COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution: Legal and Equity Dimensions”
  2. CDC’s COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout Recommendations
  3. Myths and Facts about COVID-19 Vaccines


Thanks to Evelyn Brosius for our logo. Music featured in the show:

Partly Sage by Blue Dot Sessions

Colrain by Blue Dot Sessions

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