People of Color As a Priority for COVID 19-Vaccine: For Equality or Experiment?

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People of color will be the first in line for the COVID-19 vaccine, according to the news reports.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced that racial minorities will be the top priority for the vaccination against the COVID-19 virus.

CDC helped the states who will be vaccinated first. They have issued a “social vulnerability index” which uses 15 various variables from US Census that will help identify the states and communities which will get the vaccines first.

As stated by the Kaiser Family Foundation, 12 states agreed to provide vaccines first to blacks and people of color.

In Maine, they have already established a “Racial / Ethnic Minority COVID-19 Vaccination Plan” which allows choices to groups. Another example is Michigan wherein government officials consider the minority status and language spoken for access to vaccine shots.

With these considerations, the states can only make the equitable distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine possible to minorities.

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo mentioned in his speech last month that since “black, brown, and poorer communities” have fewer health care institutions they should be the top priority on the COVID-19 vaccine.

Cuomo was supported by Melinda Gates. Based on her statements in her interview with Time last June, she said that black men have “disproportionate effects from COVID-19” which is why there is a need for equitable distribution.

Statements from Cuomo and Gates on black and brown people being first in line to vaccines compared to the white people can sadly distort the minds of people of color. They would think that they are given special treatment.

The claim of these people who are just trying to help minorities be protected against COVID-19 can be compared to the Tuskegee Experiment wherein Black soldiers were forced to endure the pain of chemical poisoning by their government

Candace Owens, who is a Conservative intellectual, made questions on the reliability of the said vaccine. She said that now is the perfect time to evaluate the pros and cons of vaccination.

The advice of Candace Owens should be taken into consideration by people of color for their protection against the manipulative ideas of Cuomo and Gates.  

There are still questions and doubts why black and brown people will be on the front line of a vaccine that has arguable safety and effectiveness. Are Dems masking a poison trap by falsely advocating for equality?

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