Washington News, Understanding Vaccination Order Choice

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President-elect Joe Biden speaks at a podium
President-elect Joe Biden speaks at The Queen theater, Monday, Nov. 9, 2020, in Wilmington, Del. Carolyn Kaster/AP Photo

On inauguration day, we discuss the incoming leaders of the country and what Congress is working on in the meantime. And a philosophical scholar helps us think about the decision-making process when it comes to picking an order in which to vaccinate people for COVID-19.

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Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Tim Peterson Producer
  • Colleen Leahy Producer
  • Craig Gilbert Guest
  • Nicole Hassoun Guest

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