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March 17: A fair shot? How to achieve COVID-19 vaccine equity in Massachusetts

Globe Op-Talk: A Fair Shot? How to achieve COVID-19 vaccine equity in Massachusetts
Black and Latinx people have been disproportionately affected by the pandemic, but haven’t been properly prioritized to get vaccinated. What can be done?

Black and Latinx people have been disproportionately affected by the coronavirus pandemic, and yet these communities haven’t been properly prioritized to get vaccinated. Why were people of color put in the back of the vaccine line? What can be done about it? Join Globe columnist Marcela García in a conversation about vaccine equity with Dr. Atyia Martin, member of the Black Boston COVID-19 Coalition and a diversity and inclusion consultant, and Ivan Espinoza-Madrigal, executive director of the Lawyers for Civil Rights and member of the Vaccine Equity Now! Coalition.

This Op-Talk was recorded on March 17, 2021 and may contain out of date information.

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