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California Vaccine Update As The State Surpasses 50,000 Deaths

Feb 25, 2021
Laguna Honda Hospital


On this edition of Your Call, we're getting an update on California's COVID vaccine rollout as the state becomes the first in the country to surpass 50,000 deaths. Latinos, who make up 39 percent of the state population, accounted for 46 percent of California's deaths. Healthcare and vaccine equity continues to be a major concern.

 

According to the Los Angeles Times vaccine tracker, nearly 7.8 million shots have been administered in the state. Over 14 percent of California’s 40 million residents have now received at least one dose.

Carla Esteves

As counties across the state speed up their vaccinations, the state is sticking to its guideline to give out doses primarily based on age. But, how are counties and the state making sure shots are distributed equitably within the framework? In this update, we hear what we can expect in the weeks ahead.

U.S. Air Force Reserve photo by Staff Sgt. Christopher S. Muncy


On this edition of Your Call, we get an update on the COVID-19 vaccine rollout in California. The US has been administering 1.7 million COVID-19 vaccine doses per day on average.