Some highly active vaccine clinics are far away from communities of color. Doses aren’t being distributed at a level that reflects the greater COVID-19 dangers for people in those communities. Epidemiologist Camara Phyllis-Jones breaks down the issue and says “we can dismantle this system.”
With the first batches of the COVID-19 vaccine now being distributed in the U.S., a major priority is ensuring that everyone has access to it, especially people of color. Jennifer Gardy, deputy director for the Gates Foundation, joined LX News to discuss the roots of health disparities as well as the history of the Black community’s distrust in the health...