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U.S. Administers First Shots Of COVID-19 Vaccine, Should Cops Be 25 Years Old Before They Get A Badge And A Gun?, West Hollywood Uses Super Heroes in Mask PSA

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NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 14: Lenox Hill Hospital Chair of Emergency Medicine Yves Duroseau receives the COVID-19 vaccine at Long Island Jewish Medical Center on December 14, 2020 in New Hyde Park on Long Island, New York. The first vaccination was administered to a frontline healthcare worker Monday, with Governor Andrew Cuomo attending the event remotely. (Photo by Scott Heins/Getty Images)
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NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 14: Lenox Hill Hospital Chair of Emergency Medicine Yves Duroseau receives the COVID-19 vaccine at Long Island Jewish Medical Center on December 14, 2020 in New Hyde Park on Long Island, New York. The first vaccination was administered to a frontline healthcare worker Monday, with Governor Andrew Cuomo attending the event remotely. (Photo by Scott Heins/Getty Images)

U.S. Administers First Shots Of COVID-19 Vaccine

The first shots of the vaccine from Pfizer were administered today to medical workers in select hospitals …giving many hope that we will soon start to see the end of the pandemic. Meanwhile, some three million initial doses are being shipped all over the country.  The first batch has come to Los Angeles County and its expected that we may get a half a million doses of the vaccine by the end of the month….assuming all goes well.

Guest: 

  • Anne Rimoin, professor of epidemiology at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health and Director of the Center for Global and Immigrant Health

Should Cops Be 25 Years Old Before They Get A Badge And A Gun ?

Should cops be 25 years old before they get a badge and a gun? Reggie Jones-Sawyer thinks so. He's the state assembly member representing the 59th Assembly District which covers most of South Los Angeles.

Guest:

  • Reggie Jones-Sawyer, state assembly member representing the 59th Assembly District 

Can Employers Mandate the COVID-19 vaccine? It's Complicated. 

With news that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued an emergency use authorization (EUA) for the first COVID-19 vaccine, some employees may wonder: can my employer require me to take it? According to Dorit Reiss, a professor of law at the University of California Hastings and a member of The Vaccine Working Group on Ethics and Policy, the COVID-19 and EUA situation is unprecedented enough that there is legal uncertainty around employer vaccine mandates.

Guest:

  •  Dorit Reiss, a professor of law at the University of California Hastings and a member of The Vaccine Working Group on Ethics and Policy

Super Heroes and Yoda Star in West Hollywood's Mask PSAs

Various officials have struggled to convey a consistent message on the importance of wearing face masks. But Take Two turns to West Hollywood, where the city has put out a variety of PSAs on important issues over the years with an irreverent tone. 

Guest:

  • Lisa Marie Belsanti, West Hollywood's Director of Communications 
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