Roll Call  |  March 5, 2021

Georgetown Law School professor Lawrence Gostin said people should not be surprised the default method for distributing vaccines — online signups for centralized locations with fixed hours — gives an unequal result.

“Our system favors the well educated, people with good technology skills and Wi-Fi access and the ability to wake up early and navigate multiple websites to get an appointment,” Gostin said. 

“We have done little to actually go into communities and talk with community members and talk with influencers there to get people on board. We should be chasing this population, not having them chase this vaccine.”

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