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Texas: New clinic hopes to ease racial equity in Covid-19 vaccination

AFP, 16 Feb 2021
The Texas Southern University is partnering with Baylor St. Luke's to address racial disparity among Covid-19 vaccine recipients in Houston. Earlier this week, resident Greg Ashby turned up to get his shot. "I know that this is what we really need to do to help curve the situation and I’m here to do it," he told AFPTV. By some measures, African Americans have died from coronavirus at the highest rate of any group in the United States. Yet they are also the most skeptical of getting the Covid shots -- by far -- though the new vaccines have been shown to be safe and effective in trials.

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