Targeting COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy in Minority Populations in the US: Implications for Herd Immunity

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Targeting COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy in Minority Populations in the US: Implications for Herd Immunity
by James E. K. Hildreth and Donald J. Alcendor
Vaccines 2021, 9(5), 489; https://doi.org/10.3390/vaccines9050489 – 11 May 2021
Abstract
There has been a continuous underrepresentation of minorities in healthcare research and vaccine trials, along with long-standing systemic racism and discrimination that have been fueling the distrust of the healthcare system among these communities for decades. The history and legacy of racial injustices […