Hector M. Ramirez

disability rights activist in Los Angeles

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Earlier this week, a state vaccine advisory panel rejected a push from disability rights advocates to let them join people 65 and older in the vaccination line now.

People with disabilities aren’t prioritized for COVID vaccines. California activists are trying to change that

Earlier this week, a state vaccine advisory panel rejected a push from disability rights advocates to let them join people 65 and older in the vaccination line now.

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