This study by researchers at Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, identifies three themes centered on trust and addressing barriers to COVID-19 vaccine access in Black and Latinx communities in the US.
The study involved 72 participants—56 women, 16 men, 36 Black, 28 Latinx, and 8 Black/Latinx.
The themes included:
A total of 16 participants said they were either not planning to get vaccinated (9), unsure (6), or undisclosed (1).
The findings may impact what healthcare systems, public health officials, policy makers, healthcare practitioners, and community leaders can do to facilitate equitable uptake of the COVID-19 vaccine, the researchers say.Read More >>