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News article describing how values shaped vaccination efforts on the Muckleshoot Reservation. From The Seattle Times.
Native American Tribes Receive Covid-19 Vaccines, and Health Officials Work to Ease Fears about Taking It
News article that interviews tribal members in many states. Discusses vaccination strategies and programs. From USA Today.
A national survey of Native American populations. Identifies sources of concern and hesitancy as well as successful strategies. From the Urban Indian Health Institute.
News article describing vaccination initiatives by several Native American tribes, including the Cherokee Nation and the Navajo Nation. From CNN.
Communicating about the Covid-19 Vaccines: Guidance and Sample Messages for Public Health Practitioners
A set of tips on how to effectively communicate about Covid-19. From the Public Health Institute's Berkeley Media Studies Group.
Updated results to a national U.S. survey. Focuses on racial and ethnic disparities with Covid-19. From the Kaiser Family Foundation.
“You Don’t Trust a Government Vaccine”: Narratives of Institutional Trust and Influenza Vaccination among African American and White Adults
This study explores narratives of trust in the U.S. healthcare system. Includes White and African American adults. Published in Social Science and Medicine.
ANCOR Issues Statement on Need to Prioritize People with Intellectual, Developmental Disabilities in Distribution of Covid-19 Vaccine
An advocacy community highlights Covid-19 risks and concerns of people with disabilities. From ANCOR.
Covid-19 Vaccine Acceptance among an Online Sample of Sexual and Gender Minority Men and Transgender Women
Study documenting Covid-19 vulnerabilities among gender minority populations. It also discusses sources of vaccine hesitancy. Available at MDPI.
This video features actor Tyler Perry discussing the Covid-19 vaccine with a variety of experts. They address concerns among the African-American community.
This article explores a variety of racial and ethnic concerns about vaccination. From Wired magazine.
Black Americans stand out for their concern about Covid-19; 61% say they plan to get vaccinated or already have
Results from a large, national survey of Black Americans’ showing heightened concerns about Covid-19. From the nonpartisan Pew Research Center. It also provides links to the survey questions and methods.