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Vaccine Equity Is ‘North Star,’ Feds Say, and Clinics Are Key to Fair Distribution

This story is from a partnership that includes NPR, Nashville Public Radio and KHN. It can be republished for free. Mary Barnett is one of about a dozen seniors who got a covid vaccine on a recent morning at Neighborhood Health, a clinic tucked in a sprawling public housing development on the south side of downtown Nashville, Tennessee.  “Is my time up, baby?” Barnett, 74, asked a nurse, after she’d waited 15 minutes to make sure she didn’t have an allergic reaction. Barnett, who uses a wheelchair, wasn’t in any particular rush. But her nephew was waiting outside, and he needed to get to work. “Uber, I’m re...

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