Closer Look with Rose Scott

President of Legal Defense Fund pushes for policy reform; Local health experts discuss calls to ban the requirement of COVID vaccines for schools and government offices

February 8, 2023

Janai Nelson, the president and director-counsel of the Legal Defense Fund, discusses recent calls for the Biden administration to address police reform in the aftermath of the killing of Tyre Nichols. Nelson offers remarks about Biden’s State of the Union Address.

A group of Georgia senators voted in favor of legislation to permanently block schools and government offices from requiring COVID-19 vaccines. Dr.Carlos del Rio, a distinguished professor of medicine, epidemiology and global health and Jodie Guest, a professor and vice-chair of the Department of Epidemiology at Emory’s Rollins School of Public Health, discusses, discusses what this could potentially mean for Georgia’s fight against COVID.

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