Are Guantanamo Prisoners Getting COVID Vaccines Before American Citizens?

Posted on AllSides February 3rd, 2021
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A viral tweet from Charlie Kirk claimed that under President Joe Biden’s coronavirus vaccination distribution plan, “terrorists in Guantanamo Bay would be receiving [the vaccine] before a vast majority of American citizens.”

The New York Times reported last week that the Pentagon would soon administer the coronavirus vaccine to all personnel at the Guantanamo facility. As a part of this plan, the vaccine would also “be offered to all detainees and prisoners.” With 31,123,299 vaccines administered in the United States as of January 31, Kirk is correct that this would...

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