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- Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School

COVID-19: Using Metrics to Boost Vaccination Rollouts

| Spring 2021

In late January, at the peak of America’s COVID-19 outbreak, and nearly two months after the first vaccine was approved, Graham Allison and research assistant Hugo Yen found that hundreds of thousands of vaccine doses were being left unused on shelves due to sluggish rollouts by state governments....By simplifying the array of vaccination statistics provided by the CDC into clear metrics, Allison and Yen developed a COVID-19 Vaccine Report Card to help citizens easily understand their states’ performance in the vaccine rollout and better hold their state governments accountable. 

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Analysis & Opinions - Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School

When Can You be Vaccinated? A Citizen’s Guide to Grading Your State’s Performance

| Feb. 17, 2021

This brief report offers a citizen’s guide to grading your own state’s performance—or calculating you and your family’s chances of being vaccinated in the near future.