Why does Illinois rank near the bottom of all 50 states for COVID-19 vaccine distribution?

Anna Davlantes

TINLEY PARK, ILLINOIS – JANUARY 26: SrA Serena Nicholas of the Illinois Air National Guard administers a COVID-19 vaccine to Larcetta Linear at a mass vaccination center established at the Tinley Park Convention Center on January 26, 2021 in Tinley Park, Illinois. The site is the first large-scale vaccination center in Cook County, which includes the city of Chicago. Workers at the site will be able to distribute 3000 vaccinations-per-day once adequate vaccine supplies become available. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Senate Minority Leader Dan McConchie (R-Hawthorn Woods) joins Anna to talk about a New York Times report that shows Illinois ranking 44th out of 50 states for percentage of the population that has received at least the first of two doses of the COVID-19 vaccine.

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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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