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Experts Say Diversity Is Needed for Effective Clinical Trials For COVID-19

11 days ago   |   By News One

There's a long history of African Americans enduring medical racism in America, even before and unfortunately after 1932's infamous Tuskegee experiment. Fast forward to 2020 and talk of COVID-19 vaccine trials makes folks recall stories of Black people being abused, neglected and deceived by the healthcare system and stakeholders. Now those painful pieces of history continue to influence whether Blacks opt to participate in the COVID-19 vaccine trials.
While Blacks make up 13 percent of the population, they account for 21 percent of COVID-19 related deaths. And The COVID Tracking Project...
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