Who Is A Priority For Getting The Vaccine?
Most Californians, it seems, want to be in a priority category to receive the next round of Coronavirus vaccines when they are given out — judges, teachers, ride-share drivers, fishermen, dockworkers, midwives — you get the idea.
Thousands of people from these groups and many more have petitioned the state's Community Vaccine Advisory Committee to be included in Group 1B, the next group to receive the vaccine when it is available.
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Greg Moran, a reporter for The San Diego Union-Tribune, notes that as the virus has taken the lives of more than 25,000 Californians, there is a growing sense of urgency to move up the priority list for the vaccine.
Moran joined KPBS Midday Edition Wednesday about the daunting task facing the task force as they decide who's next.