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COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout Offers Hope, Eventually

The first COVID-19 vaccinations have been given around the world, but there's still a long road ahead.
Margaret Keenan celebrates after receiving the world's first COVID-19 vaccine
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The United States broke records for the number of COVID-19 deaths in early December – more than Pearl Harbor – and the total number of cases hovered around 1.4 million. As vaccine rollout starts around the world, the Financial Times’ Hannah Kuchler and Johns Hopkins’ Crystal Watson join Deep Dish to explain the science and politics behind the next phase of the pandemic.

About the Guests
Hannah Kuchler
Hannah Kuchler, US Pharma and Biotech Correspondent, Financial Times
Crystal Watson
Crystal Watson, Senior Associate, Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security
Vice President, Studies
Council expert Brian Hanson
Brian Hanson is the Vice President of Studies at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs with expertise in policy and politics. He oversees the Council's research operations and hosts the weekly podcast, Deep Dish on Global Affairs.
Council expert Brian Hanson