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‘Not rocket science’: US experts demand COVID vaccine race data – Al Jazeera English

More data is needed to ensure hard-hit communities of colour are not left behind in vaccine drive, health experts say.

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When the first cases of COVID-19 were reported in the United States last year, public health officials and community experts warned that Black and other people of colour would be disproportionately hard hit.
Their warning was quickly proven true, with Black, Hispanic and other racialised communities bearing the brunt of infections, deaths and hospitalisations linked to the coronavirus in the year since it began spreading across the country.
Now, many of those experts say a dearth of data on race…

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