African Americans Less Likely To Get Flu Vaccine Than White Americans

The U.S. is still in flu season, but many are choosing to forgo vaccination. A new study looks at how people view risks associated with the virus and the vaccine, how views differ between white and African American individuals, and solutions that may help counter misperceptions. MCLEAN, Va., March 13, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Fewer than half of American adults get vaccinated despite strong recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and widespread availability of free and low-cost vaccines. Furthermore, African Americans are less likely to get the…

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