The share of U.S. adults who want to get the vaccine as soon as possible has increased since December among Black, Hispanic, and White adults alike, and the share who say they want to “wait and see” how it works for other people has declined among Black and White adults.

However, Black adults (43%) and Hispanic adults (37%) remain significantly more likely than White adults (26%) to say they want to “wait and see,” while White adults (53%) are more likely to say they have already been vaccinated or want the vaccine “as soon as possible” compared Black or Hispanic adults (35% and 42%, respectively).

  • Pregnancy mortality surveillance system

    In order to understand better the risk factors and causes of pregnancy-related deaths in the United States, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention runs a national data tracking service it calls the Pregnancy Mortality Surveillance System (PMSS).  The data shows that Black and minority women are disproportionately affected and die higher rates than other population groups.

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  • COVID-19 vaccination update

    According to research by the Kaiser Family Foundation, conversations with family and friends have played a major role in persuading people to get vaccinated.

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  • Black female scientist leads vaccine research

    Dr. Kizzmekia Corbett is an American viral immunologist. She is an Assistant Professor of Immunology and Infectious Diseases at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and the Shutzer Assistant Professor at the Harvard Radcliffe Institute.

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  • Our brother's keeper

    Uzima Health and Wellness started the Black Men’s page as an answer to the racial injustices that our men face that can take their lives.

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  • Pregnant women should be vaccinated

    The recent reports of COVID-19 deaths in the state of Mississippi are alarming. This rural state with poor infrastructure is struggling with the spread of COVID-19.

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  • Delta Variant - what you need to know

    The Delta strain is one mutation of the COVID-19 virus that is now the dominant strain in the United States. It is more contagious in unvaccinated persons and appears to be more likely to lead to hospitalizations or death, especially for younger people under the age of 50 yrs old who are unvaccinated.

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