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This Black Physician Joined a COVID-19 Vaccine Trial to Honor Her Deceased Father and Defy the Legacy of Racism in Medicine

Dr. Chris Pernell, a New Jersey public health physician, became a patient in Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine trial after she lost her father to the virus. She joins LX News to discuss why it was important for her to join the trial to honor her father and to advocate for better health care for Black and brown communities that have suffered from racism in health care.