‘Finally’: Advocates hail news that state prisons will soon get 33K doses of COVID-19 vaccine

“Finally,” said Kathryn Nowotny, an assistant professor at the University of Miami focused on health equality and incarceration, who helps run the COVID Prison Project, which tracks data nationwide. “It’s such great news that [Gov. Ron] DeSantis and others at the state level have decided to allow people who are incarcerated to get the vaccine.”