Due to the historical abuse and misuse of Black bodies by the healthcare system, the distrust of medical providers runs deep in the Black community. In the midst of the current pandemic, the disproportionate death rate for Black families and lack of timely access to care has increased this distrust. Public health messaging around the COVID-19 vaccine has not taken these realities into account and thus has fallen short of reaching the families that are most at risk. 


until 05/17/23

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