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A Connection Between Racism and Some Vaccine Hesitancy

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A new study conducted by researchers at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences finds Black Arkansans who report experiencing racial discrimination in the criminal justice system also experienced higher levels of hesitancy when it comes to taking a COVID-19 vaccine.

Kyle Kellams has been the news director at KUAF for 25 years and has been producing Ozarks at Large (first as a weekly, then as a daily program) since March, 1990.