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Poll Finds COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy Among Black Americans Drops

Distrust in vaccines has weighed on U.S. rollout efforts

The percentage of U.S. Black adults who say they have either received a vaccine shot for COVID-19 or want one as soon as possible rose to 55 percent in March from 41 percent in February, a survey by the Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF) showed.

Overall, 61 percent American adults reported being vaccinated or intended to receive the shot, up from 55 percent in February, the March report said, adding that the biggest driver in the change was interest from Black adults.

Distrust in COVID-19 vaccines has weighed on U.S. rollout efforts, especially in some communities of color. Black and Hispanic communities have been lagging behind white people in receiving vaccines, a report by KFF showed early this month.

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