“NEW YORKERS WITH TECH SKILLS WERE APPALLED WHEN THEY TRIED TO MAKE VACCINE APPOINTMENTS FOR OLDER RELATIVES. THEY KNEW THERE WAS A BETTER WAY.”
There is a better way than the vaccine “Lord of the Flies” rollout that states like Minnesota are counting on to get senior citizens inoculated against COVID-19.
Huge Ma, “a 31-year-old software engineer for Airbnb, was stunned when he tried to make a coronavirus appointment for his mother in early January and saw there were dozens of websites to check, each with its own sign-up protocol.” Two weeks later he launched “TurboVax”, a free website that cost Mr. Ma $50 to build and offers an easier way for friends and relatives to help others schedule life-saving vaccines.
You can read the full story HERE about how entrepreneurs are running circles around clumsy and difficult to navigate government websites that are prolonging the COVID-19 agony.