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A COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout: The Practical And Ethical Concerns

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With a COVID-19 vaccine on the horizon, we look at the practical and ethical issues of rolling out the vaccine.

Epidemiologist Kurt Seetoo leads the Center for Immunization at the Maryland Department of Health. He describes who is likely to be first in line to receive doses, and what’s being done to recruit healthcare workers to administer the vaccine.

Then, Hopkins bioethicist Ruth Faden talks about the global effort it will take to stop the spread of the virus.

Sheilah Kast is the host of On The Record, Monday-Friday, 9:30-10:00 am.
Maureen Harvie is Senior Supervising Producer for On the Record. She is a graduate of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, and joined WYPR in 2014 as an intern for the newsroom. Whether coordinating live election night coverage, capturing the sounds of a roller derby scrimmage, interviewing veterans, or booking local authors, she is always on the lookout for the next story.