WBEZ: Chicago Health Care Workers Weigh Risks, Benefits Of Being First For COVID-19 Vaccine

Chicago health care workers will have an important choice to make very soon: whether or not to get a COVID-19 vaccine.

If the first vaccine wins federal approval this week, the first doses could arrive in Illinois in the next week. The much-anticipated vaccine marks a significant moment, setting a record for development of a vaccine, and could be the beginning of the end of the pandemic.

You can listen to the segment here. 

About Shikha Jain, MD FACP

I am a practicing, board-certified hematology/oncology physician in Chicago. I speak on topics ranging from the impact of social media on healthcare, how physicians can utilize social media, how to write Op-eds in the medical world, gender equity and barriers to career advancement, and topics in GI oncology and immunotherapy. My goal is to explain complicated topics in simple terms. I also enjoy writing and you can find some of my writing on this site. I am a mother to three amazing kids and married to a gastroenterologist. I look forward to connecting with you.

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