Who’s Getting Vaccinated And Who Isn’t: NPR Analysis Finds Stark Racial Divide

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Consider This : Who’s Getting Vaccinated And Who Isn’t: NPR Analysis Finds Stark Racial Divide Image

Who’s Getting Vaccinated And Who Isn’t: NPR Analysis Finds Stark Racial Divide

Using data from several states that have published their own maps and lists of where vaccination sites are located, NPR identified disparities in the locations of COVID-19 vaccination sites in major cities across the Southern U.S. — with most sites placed in whiter neighborhoods.

KUT’s Ashley Lopez, Shalina Chatlani of NPR’s Gulf States Newsroom, and NPR’s Sean McMinn explain their findings. Read more here.

Also in this episode: how one county in Washington state is trying to make vaccine distribution more equitable. Will Stone reports.

In participating regions, you’ll also hear a local news segment that will help you make sense of what’s going on in your community.

Email us at considerthis@npr.org.