Meet the 14-year-old who is helping seniors get vaccine appointments

Anna Davlantes

A woman receives a Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine at a vaccination center established at the Triton College in River Grove, Illinois, on February 3, 2021. – The site is the second large-scale vaccination center in Cook County, which includes the city of Chicago. More than 4,000 vaccines are expected to be given at that location on a weekly basis. (Photo by KAMIL KRZACZYNSKI / AFP) (Photo by KAMIL KRZACZYNSKI/AFP via Getty Images)

14-year-old Chicago resident Benjamin Kagan joins Anna to talk about how he is helping Chicagoans get COVID-19 vaccine appointments. After learning about the Facebook group Chicago Vaccine Hunters, Benjamin decided to become a Chicago Vaccine Angel who helps seniors secure appointments to receive their COVID-19 vaccines.

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Anna Davlantes is a Chicago native, a seven-time Emmy Award-winning journalist who has broken major stories, passionately told small stories and exposed corruption that has prompted major investigations and reform. (Click for more.)
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