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Penn Faculty and Staff Address Vaccine Hesitancy for People of Color

On January 15, the CPUP Antiracism Committee hosted the Penn Medicine town hall “The Vaccine Experience in the Black and Brown Community” which addressed this reluctance, particularly for people of color. According to the Kaiser Family Foundation, a December 2020 survey reported that 35 percent of Black adults say they definitely or probably would not get vaccinated, citing mistrust as a primary reason for not getting vaccinated.