vaccine equity

Tuskegee Syphilis Study, Henrietta Lacks and the Roots of Black Distrust in the Health System

With the first batches of the COVID-19 vaccine now being distributed in the U.S., a major priority is ensuring that everyone has access to it, especially people of color. Jennifer Gardy, deputy director for the Gates Foundation, joined LX News to discuss the roots of health disparities as well as the history of the Black community’s distrust in the health system.