Medically Necessary: Making the vaccine supply chain work for communities of color

A patient receives a COVID-19 vaccine at Neighborhood Health in Nashville, Tennessee. (Credit: Neighborhood Health)

This is an excerpt from the February 23, 2021 edition of Medically Necessary, a health care supply chain newsletter. Subscribe here.

The problem: Americans of color are receiving the vaccine at far lower rates than white Americans, even though people of color are more likely to get COVID-19. The supply chain is part of the problem.

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