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Forbes: Trust Is The Vaccine Infrastructure We Need

By Avery Ofoje and Erika Lynn-Green

Unfortunately, the same systemic structures and policies that caused Black Americans to disproportionately suffer from the pandemic have also destroyed Black America’s trust in healthcare. In a recent Pew research study, 44% of Black adults said they would refuse a coronavirus vaccine if it were available today. To increase the number of Black Americans willing to accept a Covid-19 vaccine, we must earn trust in these communities through education, outreach and communication about its importance and its safety – starting now. (Full article)

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