Getting a COVID vaccine is kind of a struggle. Again.
Sep 29, 2023

Getting a COVID vaccine is kind of a struggle. Again.

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Unlike past COVID vaccines, the latest are now going through the commercial health care system. Cue the problems. Then, we take you to an undercover show of "Barbie" in Moscow.

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The COVID vaccine rollout is kind of a mess. Again.

Sep 29, 2023
This is the first round of COVID vaccinations relying mostly on the usual health insurance and provider networks as opposed to the government.
COVID vaccinations are now going through the commercial health care system, providing new obstacles to people who want the jab.
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An American icon is drawing crowds in Russia

Despite Western sanctions, a pirated version of the “Barbie” film has found its way onto the Russian big screen. Russian politicians have denounced it as an “advertisements for the American way of life.” The BBC’s Steve Rosenberg has been to an undercover showing in Moscow.

The team

Leanna Byrne Host, BBC
Kelly Silvera Executive Producer
Meredith Garretson Morbey Senior Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer
Alex Schroeder Producer
Ariana Rosas Producer
Dylan Miettinen Digital Producer
Jesson Duller Media Producer
Nick Esposito Media Producer
Nic Perez Director/Producer
James Graham Producer, BBC
Jo Critcher Producer, BBC
Olie D'Albertanson Producer, BBC