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Date2021
OrganisationBusiness Group on Health
Resource TypeInsight
LanguageEnglish

The degree of reluctance many have toward receiving COVID-19 vaccines is well documented, with only 56% of respondents from a nationally representative December 2020 JAMA survey reporting they would likely get vaccinated. Contributing to this problem is the history of systemic racism and its consequences, which have eroded both trust in vaccines and the health care system at large for Black and Hispanic communities.