Checking In On The COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout | Connecticut Public Radio

Checking In On The COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout

Jan 11, 2021

So far, tens of thousands of Connecticut residents have already received the COVID-19 vaccine. Yet nationally, vaccine rollout has been going slower than experts had hoped.

This hour, we hear from reporters about how policies have shaped vaccine availability. And we get answers from a doctor about the science behind the shot.

What questions do you have about the rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine?

First, a group of frontline workers have written a book about their experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic. We hear from one of them.


  • Claire Martin - Personal Care Attendant (PCA) from Middletown
  • Nicole Leonard - Health care reporter for Connecticut Public Radio
  • Lauren Weber - Midwest correspondent for Kaiser Health News
  • Dr. Ellen Foxman - Assistant Professor of Laboratory Medicine and Immunobiology at Yale School of Medicine

“Care Under COVID” can be purchased for $10 by emailing

Cat Pastor contributed to this show.