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Who should be the first people to have a COVID-19 vaccine?

Introduction

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Conversation Summary

Pharmaceutical companies have been attempting to develop an effective vaccine for COVID-19 ever since the pandemic started, and indications in the news seem to state that they could be very close to having a vaccine ready for use.

Assuming an effective and safe vaccine is created the question for many governments to decide is how to distribute it to the population. One of the key questions that will need to be answered is who should get the vaccine first.

Questions

  • Who do you think should get the vaccine first? Why?
  • Who do you think should be the last people to get the vaccine? Why?

Key Vocabulary

  • Vaccine noun
  • Vaccinate verb
  • Pharmaceutical adjective
  • Attempt verb
  • Develop verb
  • Indication noun
  • Pandemic noun
  • Effective adjective
  • Assume verb
  • Government noun
  • Distribute verb

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