Q&A: Why are Communities of Color hesitant to get vaccinated?

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EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — It’s no secret Black and Latino communities have been disproportionately impacted by the coronavirus pandemic.

While vaccine rollout is underway across the United States, only 60% of Americans say they would get vaccinated. Black Americans represent the least inclined population, with 42% saying they would get the vaccine.

Brown University Visiting Professor of the Practice of Race and Ethnicity at Dr. Ronald Aubert talked to 12 News about why the hesitancy might exist.

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