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Racism, disease, and vaccine refusal: People of color are dying for access to COVID-19 vaccines

Authors
  • Reverby, Susan M.
Type
Published Article
Journal
PLoS Biology
Publisher
Public Library of Science
Publication Date
Mar 08, 2021
Volume
19
Issue
3
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.3001167
PMID: 33684102
PMCID: PMC7971849
Source
PubMed Central
Disciplines
  • People and Places
  • Population Groupings
  • Professions
  • Police
License
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Abstract

As the vaccines against COVID are slowly becoming available, we need to consider the paradox of why so many people of color are dying from the disease yet cannot get the vaccinations. Focus of concern ought to shift from vaccine refusal to lack of access.

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