Dapper Dan and the COVID-19 Vaccines

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from eStuffLearning Jan 12, 2022

Since the pandemic arrived stateside, people of color have been disproportionately impacted. According to the Department of Health Pacific Islander, Latino, Indigenous, and Black Americans all have a COVID-19 death rate of double or more than White and Asian Americans. Misinformation and fear have prevented many from taking the vaccine, but the concerns are rooted in a complex history. Medical racism is a legitimate concern, and in the past black bodies have been exploited in ways that have permanently undermined trust.

Please visit cdc.gov for more information on the COVID-19 vaccines.

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