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Study: Limiting Vaccine Eligibility Makes State Rollouts More Efficient And Fair

Arizona is now allowing anyone over the age of 16 who wants to get vaccinated against COVID-19 to get their shots.

Some states are taking a similar approach, while others are more restrictive. And new research finds the states who are limiting who can get the vaccine are getting it into residents' arms more efficiently.

To find out how and why, The Show spoke with Nicholas Stewart, senior research scientist at the nonprofit Surgo Ventures, which did the research.

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Mark Brodie is a co-host of The Show, KJZZ’s locally produced news magazine. Since starting at KJZZ in 2002, Brodie has been a host, reporter and producer, including several years covering the Arizona Legislature, based at the Capitol.