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What Contributes to COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy in Black Communities, and How Can It Be Addressed?

Rand Corporation

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Social and Community Context
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Outside U.S.

Mitigation and Prevention

This report from RAND Corporation presents the results of a nationally-representative survey of Black Americans, coupled with follow-up data collected through interviews with survey participants who expressed vaccine hesitancy. The report identifies factors contributing to mistrust and provides recommendations to improve health messaging and communication to address vaccine hesitancy in Black communities. The practice strategy this resource is focused on is reducing vaccine hesitancy.

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Outcomes of Interest

Advancing Racial Equity, Reduction of Health Disparities

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Black or African American

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