Granddaughter of Tuskegee Experiment victim urges Black Americans to get COVID-19 vaccine
As many people are searching for a chance to get their COVID-19 vaccine, a substantial number of Black Americans remain reluctant to get the COVID-19 vaccine. It stems from the Tuskegee Experiment, in which 600 black men were lured into a study with the promises of free health care. AdREAD: Medical community works to rebuild trust among people of color as COVID-19 vaccine gets approvalThe granddaughter of one of those individuals who were abused is speaking out to help others overcome their doubt about the COVID-19 vaccine. READ: Amid coronavirus pandemic, black mistrust of medicine loomsShe said her grandfather was denied treatment that could have extended his life. In Michigan, White residents are twice as likely to have received a COVID-19 vaccine as a Black resident.