A Qualitative Study of COVID-19 Vaccine Intentions and Mistrust in Black Americans

Recommendations for Vaccine Dissemination and Uptake

Published in: PLoS ONE, Volume 17, Issue 5 (2022). doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0268020

Posted on RAND.org on May 17, 2022

by Lu Dong, Laura M. Bogart, Priya Gandhi, James Aboagye, Samantha Ryan, Rosette Serwanga, Bisola O. Ojikutu

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COVID-19 vaccination rates among Black Americans have been lower than White Americans and are disproportionate to their population size and COVID-19 impact. This study examined reasons for low vaccination intentions and preferred strategies to promote COVID-19 vaccination.

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