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People Over 75 Are First in Line to Be Vaccinated Against COVID-19. The Average Black Person in Memphis Doesn’t Live That Long.

Prioritizing COVID-19 vaccinations for people 75 and up can leave out Black Americans, who tend to die younger than their white counterparts. In majority-Black Shelby County, this gap raises questions of how to make the vaccine rollout equitable. By Wendi C. Thomas and Hannah Grabenstein, MLK50: Justice Through Journalism Feb. 12, 11:30 a.m. EST  MEMPHIS, […]