Jumping the line to get COVID vaccines

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Unwrapped syringes are prepared to be drawn and put into arms at Pasadena City College. Photo by Caleigh Wells.

Older adults and essential workers are currently flooding COVID-19 vaccination sites. But every once in a while, someone who’s not officially eligible jumps the line by finding an expiring dose, taking advantage of a loophole, or lying. Some of those people explain why they don’t regret doing whatever it takes to get vaccinated.