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Beatrice speaks with epidemiologist and HIV/AIDS researcher Keletso Makofane about state failures in the monkeypox response, efforts to organize around it, and the inside story of what activists were told about why delivering monkeypox vaccines was taking so long vs. the reality.

Keletso Makofane is a social network epidemiologist who studies how human relationships shape population health, a Health and Human Rights Fellow at Harvard’s FXB Center, and one of the Principal Investigators of the RESPND-MI (MPX NYC) Study Team.

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Runtime 1:16:41, 19 September 2022



Originally published as Teaser - Access and Abandonment in the Monkeypox Response w/ Keletso Makofane (09/19/22) at Death Panel

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