Bloomberg Law
Aug. 27, 2021, 9:36 AM

Pfizer Approval Jolts Outreach to Minorities Bearing Covid Brunt

Ayanna Alexander
Ayanna Alexander

Covid vaccination rates in minority communities—driven by fears of the delta variant—surged past those of White Americans, but not enough shots are getting into arms to close the racial gap on new infections and hospitalizations.

Full approval of Pfizer’s Covid vaccine and a similar upcoming review of Moderna’s dose could shift the conversation among holdouts in communities with histories of medical and government skepticism, according to a Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF) survey. But it will take conversations from trustworthy friends and community leaders to potentially win them over.

“With the FDA approval, we need the people that can have ...

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