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Frustration Mounts As Kansas Citians Struggle To Secure Vaccine Appointments

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A Truman Medical Centers technician prepares a vial of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vial for use at a community vaccination in January this year in Kansas City, Missouri.

The vaccination rollout has been frustrating for many who are struggling to find information on when and where they can receive the shot.

The vaccination distribution has been anything but smooth for Kansas City area residents. So many people are trying yet so few are succeeding at landing a prized appointment with the needle. In spite of preparations for the vaccine rollout, people have been left competing for a vaccination slot.

  • Dr. Mary Anne Jackson, Dean of the University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Medicine
  • Dr. Chris Beyrer, professor of public health and human rights - Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
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