CDC: Black people make up just 5% of those vaccinated against COVID-19



White people received more than half of all vaccinations against COVID-19 during the first month of the rollout, according to data released Monday by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Just over 5% of the nearly 13 million people who received the shot between Dec. 14 and Jan. 14 people vaccinated against the coronavirus in the U.S. so far have been Black, and just under 12% were Hispanic, the data shows.

Author: Brian P. Dunleavy

Publication Date: 1 February 2021

Publication Site: UPI