Center Director weighs in on COVID vaccine prioritization

CHEAR Center Director Dr. Lisa Prosser was recently quoted in the New York Times and on NPR's Marketplace podcast in regards to COVID vaccine prioritization.

In the article from the New York Times, Dr. Prosser was interviewed on the role of modeling in vaccine prioritization decisions by the CDC Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP). Read the full story here: The elderly vs. essential workers: Who should get the coronavirus vaccine first?

In the December 21st episode of NPR's Marketplace podcast, Dr. Prosser discussed the prioritization of teachers for COVID-19 vaccination in the context of disruptions to in-person schooling, especially for students in vulnerable communities. Listen to the episode here (Dr. Prosser's interview begins at 19:39): Finally, some relief (probably)