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Wheelchair Users’ Experiences with COVID-19 Vaccine

Wheelchair users have begun receiving the COVID-19 vaccine. Early recipients report a huge sense of relief along with manageable side effects. Many states are still limiting distribution to front-line medical workers and nursing home residents, but rules vary from state to state and — because facilities have limited time to use vaccine doses — some are offering walk-in doses as they become available. Lex Frieden, an architect of the ADA, suggests being proactive and cont