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History drives Black people's distrust of COVID-19 vaccine

Dec 18, 2020 - Orlando Sentinel (Florida)

Recently the Federal Drug Administration authorized a COVID-19 vaccine to be distributed nationally. The approval follows efforts in England to vaccinate at-risk groups to combat the spread of the virus. The steps by both nations highlight the efforts scientists have taken to develop an effective drug.

Overall, the FDA's approval is a pleasant surprise for Americans that have struggled to navigate the public-health crisis. While the news is exciting, it is important to note that nearly 300...