Black community leaders combat distrust in COVID vaccine

By , Daily Memphian Updated: January 07, 2021 3:16 PM CT | Published: January 06, 2021 7:25 PM CT

A fraught relationship between African Americans and the medical community has meant an uphill battle in building trust for the COVID-19 vaccine, but there are those in the community working to bridge that gap. 

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Daja E. Henry

Daja E. Henry is originally from New Orleans, Louisiana. She is a graduate of Howard University and the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University and currently is a general assignment reporter. 


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