Marcella Nunez-Smith, MD, associate professor of internal medicine, public health and management, Yale University; co-chair, President Joe Biden’s COVID-19 advisory board; chair, Biden-Harris COVID-19 Health Equity Task Force.
Leon McDougle, MD, president, National Medical Association; professor, family medicine, Ohio State University College of Medicine.
James Hildreth, MD, PhD, president and CEO, Meharry Medical College; FDA temporary voting member, Vaccines & Related Biological Products Advisory Committee.
Dorothy Roberts, JD, George A. Weiss University professor of law and sociology, University of Pennsylvania; founding director, Penn Program on Race, Science & Society
Wynne Stovall-Johnson, Elkins Park, PA.
Anthony Hardy Sr., Glen Burnie, MD.
News release, National Medical Association.
CDC: “COVID-19 Hospitalization and Death by Race/Ethnicity,” “Demographic Characteristics of Persons Vaccinated During the First Month of the COVID-19 Vaccination Program — United States, December 14, 2020-January 14, 2021.”
Kaiser Family Foundation: “Kaiser Family Foundation COVID-19 Vaccine Monitor.”
Choose Healthy Life.
NAACP: “Coronavirus Equity Considerations: The Imperative for Civil Rights Advocacy, Monitoring, and Enforcement,” “Coronavirus Policy Briefs, Statements, and Letters.”
Kaiser Health News: “Black Americans are getting vaccinated at lower rates than white Americans.”
News release, Yale University.
Business Insider: “A Black scientist who approved the coronavirus vaccine says it is ‘nothing
like Tuskegee’ and people of color will not be ‘guinea pigs.’”
Journal of General Internal Medicine: “Understanding African Americans’ Views of the Trustworthiness of Physicians.”
Mayo Clinic: “COVID-19 vaccine myths debunked.”
Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center: “COVID-19 vaccine side effects: Should we be concerned? How does mRNA work?