There has been a lot of anticipation for vaccine roll-out to begin, and now that it is under way, many people have questions about distribution and allocation. This is arguably one of the largest health-system initiatives ever conducted, and there are many challenges decision-makers have faced and continue to face. In a context of a limited supply of vaccine doses, who should be prioritized, on what grounds, and what criteria are guiding the decision-making process? How do you educate the population so that people are informed and combat misinformation so that people are less hesitant about getting vaccinated?
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