NPR explores why US prisons, often major COVID-19 hotspots, are not getting vaccine priority. The article notes:
The 2.3 million people incarcerated in the U.S. are nearly five times as likely to test positive for the coronavirus as Americans generally and nearly three times as likely to die, after adjusting for age and sex.
But the question of when inmates will receive the vaccine remains wide open.
Read more: https://www.npr.org/2020/12/24/948873835/correctional-facilities-are-covid-19-hot-spots-why-dont-they-get-vaccine-priorit