The 21st Show

COVID-19 Roundtable


The FDA gave full approval to the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine this morning — but uptake remains mixed in different parts of Illinois. On this roundtable, we were joined by reporters from around the state to talk about vaccines: Who is getting vaccinated among our lawmakers, which areas of the state are seeing lower vaccination rates, and new findings about the need for booster shots to protect against COVID-19. 


Cara Anthony

Midwest correspondent for Kaiser Health News

Tony Arnold 

Politics Reporter, WBEZ 

Jake Griffin

Daily Herald Tax and Government Columnist and assistant managing editor for watchdog reporting



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