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Advocacy, Hesitancy, and Equity: Exploring U.S. Race-Related Discussions of the COVID-19 Vaccine on Twitter

Criss, S., Nguyen, T.T., Norton, S., Virani, I., Titherington, E., Tillmanns, E.L., Kinnane, C., Maiolo, G., Kirby, A., Gee, G.C.

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Peer Review Study

Education Access and Quality
Social and Community Context
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Outside U.S.

Data Collection and Reporting

This study conducted a qualitative content analysis on the intersection of COVID-19 vaccines, race, and ethnicity. The study looks at Twitter messages between October 2020 and January 2021 to study attitudes and perceptions around COVID-19 vaccination through anticipation and early implementation. The messages are categorized into themes: vaccine support, vaccine opposition, conspiracy and misinformation, equity and access, representation, and politics.

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Outcomes of Interest

Reduction of Health Disparities

Priority Population(s)

Black or African American, Hispanic, Latino, or Latinx

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