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Why Getting Covid-19 Vaccines to Rural Americans Is Harder Than It Looks, and How to Lift the Barriers

This story was originally published by the Conversation. The enormous job of vaccinating the nation is underway, but for rural Americans, getting a Covid-19 vaccine becomes harder the farther they are from urban centers. The current vaccines’ cold storage requirements and shipping rules mean many rural hospitals can’t serve as vaccination distribution hubs. That can leave rural residents […]