Chris Paul is in the league's COVID-19 protocol "indefinitely" in the middle of a major playoffs run, prompting NBA fans to wonder if the Phoenix Suns' star point guard is fully vaccinated.
Racial and ethnic minority communities that lack internet access have been left behind in the race to get a COVID-19 vaccine. For the almost 13.8 million older adults in the U.S. who live alone, asking for help may not be an option.
An increasing number of reports indicate that rich white people are using their wealth and prestige to secure doses of the coronavirus vaccines by traveling to Black and brown neighborhoods, where the immunizations are needed most.
From speaking out about racial disparities in our health care system and even participating in a COVID-19 vaccine trial, Dr. April Lockley is focused on ensuring that Black people have access to safe, effective, medically-proven treatment.
One of the vaccines being developed has been shown to be close to 95% effective. But no vaccine will be nearly that effective in reality if people refuse to take it.
It was already pretty established that Black and brown folks were leery of being inoculated with the coronavirus vaccine, but the results of a new survey have resoundingly underscored that truth.
As Black people disproportionately suffer from Covid-19, there are lingering questions about the distribution process that will determine who gets the coronavirus vaccine first.
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