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The uphill battle to get COVID vaccines for people with IDD

Clip: 03/31/2021 | 8m 5s | Video has closed captioning.

People with intellectual and developmental disabilities like Down Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy and Autism often have underlying health conditions that make them more susceptible to COVID-19. Plus, many receive care in group living facilities, putting them at further risk. But despite the elevated risks for those with IDD, they face an uphill vaccination battle. William Brangham reports.

Aired: 03/31/21

Rating: NR

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