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Tuesday, November 17, 2020
Who is first in line for a COVID-19 vaccine?
Two pharmaceutical companies, Moderna and Pfizer, say they have COVID-19 vaccines that are more than 90 percent effective. The CDC has identified four priority groups to receive a future vaccine first. But many questions remain about fair and equitable vaccine distribution to the rest of the country — as well as the world.
Also on today’s show: The sexual abuse allegations filed against the Boy Scouts of America, and how Republicans and Democrats are campaigning for the Senate runoff elections in Georgia.
On fair vaccine distribution
Allegations of sexual abuse against the Boy Scouts
Senate runoffs in Georgia
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