Jun, 17, 2021

Equity in COVID-19 Vaccines: Emerging Lessons from the Front Lines

As of March 2021, the United States is administering more than 3 million COVID-19 vaccines a day.1 From the day vaccines were on the horizon, Congress, governors, and the Biden administration committed to equitably distributing them, pointing to disproportionately high rates of COVID-19-related illness and death among Black, Indigenous, and people of color (BIPOC). These disparate outcomes from COVID-19 are linked to longstanding inequities in health care and systemic racism within society.