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COVID-19 vaccine: Health care and frontline workers in America refusing vaccination

Zee News India | 04/01/2021 11:21 PM | Click to read full article

A Forbes report states that 29% of healthcare workers were hesitant to receive the vaccine, citing concerns related to potential side effects and a lack of faith in the government.

Frontline workers in the United States are disproportionately Black and Hispanic adding that the pandemic has taken an "outsized toll" on this segment of the population, which has reportedly accounted for roughly 65% of fatalities in cases in which there are race and ethnicity data.