Vice President Kamala Harris talks vaccine equity with the Chicago Defender

by Danielle Sanders, Interim Managing Editor, Chicago Defender

In an exclusive interview with Real Times Media/Chicago Defender, Vice President Kamala Harris urged the Black community to vaccinate.

Vaccine Equity and Distribution was a crucial point in the Biden/Harris Presidential Campaign. Now, as we approach the first 100 days of their administration, the Biden Administration has taken significant steps to improve equity in vaccine distribution and COVID-19 response efforts. On March 25, the White House announced a series of actions to expand access to the vaccine to the hardest hit and highest risk communities around the country.

With funding from the American Rescue Plan, the US Department of Health and Human Services is investing nearly $10 billion to expand access to vaccines and better serve the most vulnerable communities. Equity is at the core of the Biden Administrations COVID-19 response. With the creation of the COVID-19 Health Equity Task Force, the administration


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