There are racial gaps in COVID vaccine distribution in MS. It’s worse on the Coast

Less than 9% of COVID-19 vaccines administered in Harrison County have gone to Black recipients, though 26% of county residents are Black. The disparity, shown in data the health department provided to the Sun Herald last Friday, is significantly worse than the racial gap in vaccine distribution statewide. And that is also true for all but one county on the Coast. As of Wednesday, 20% of vaccines in Mississippi had gone to Black people, in a state that is 38% Black. Sun Herald, Read More.

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