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What are the ethical considerations when deciding who gets the coronavirus vaccine first?

KPCC, Aug. 6, 2020 (Audio)

August 6, 2020

What are the ethical considerations when deciding who gets the coronavirus vaccine first?

Who gets to be first in line for a COVID-19 vaccine? U.S. health authorities hope by late next month to have some draft guidance on how to ration initial doses, but it’s a vexing decision. … Guests: Aaron Kheriaty, M.D., professor of psychiatry and director of the Medical Ethics Program at the School of Medicine at UC Irvine ….