Tina Sacks in Berkeley News: How legacies of racism hinder vaccination among communities of color

March 15, 2021

"Mistrust is a huge factor because of Tuskegee, but I think what Tuskegee really teaches us is that access to care remains a major issue. The barriers to care are numerous and very entrenched, and they are directly related to historical patterns and also contemporary instances of structural discrimination."

Assistant professor Tina Sacks and other Berkeley experts address the role of structural racism in access to and attitudes towards the COVID-19 vaccine. 

Berkeley News