Data points to Covid vaccine shortfall for Black Americans

Washington (AFP) – A study out Monday suggested Black Americans had not gotten the coronavirus vaccine at a rate proportionate  to their population in the nation. Between December 14 and January 14, nearly 13 million people received at least one injection of the two vaccines authorized in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the country’s main federal public health agency. The ethnicity of about half of those patients — about 6.7 million people — is known. Of them, only 5.4 percent identified as Black, compared to 60.4 percent who identified a…

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