The arrival of the COVID-19 vaccines is upon us. With the long history of medical racism in the United States, the politicization of the response to the pandemic and the huge numbers of Blacks dead, Black communities’ distrust of health care systems and institutions feels insurmountable. Attorney Brian Figeroux discusses taking the vaccine and the legal issues during the pandemic.
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