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#44 – The VaxScene, a review of the COVID-19 vaccine landscape in the US with a focus on equitable distribution and vaccine hesitancy

Jacinda Abdul-Mutakabbir (@jayCdoesID) and Jeannette Bouchard (@jlbouchard001) join Erin McCreary (@ErinMcCreary) to discuss COVID vaccines, including access to, confidence in, and hesitancy around them. This episode was sponsored by an unrestricted educational grant from Janssen Therapeutics, Division of Janssen Products, LP

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