This is Systemic Racism

While both state and local leaders have blamed vaccine hesitancy in the Black community for low numbers, national polling shows that Black adults are now nearly as willing as whites and Hispanics to get vaccines. Instead,

Gov. Ron DeSantis’ tight restrictions on who could get vaccinated — eligibility criteria that favored age over other risk factors — and the state’s failure to coordinate with local officials to get the word out about the sites contributed to the failure, according to interviews with more than a dozen local elected leaders and public health experts.

FEMA COVID vaccine sites failed Black Floridians | Miami Herald

About Stephen E. McGaughey
Resident of the City of Coral Gables

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