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Whites Getting Vaccine at Higher Rates Than Blacks, Latinos

Blacks and Latinos have received coronavirus vaccinations at substantially lower rates than whites due to the federal government and hospitals not practicing equitable access, a CNN analysis found.

The analysis, which including data from 14 states, found that, on average, vaccination rates are twice as high among whites than Blacks and Latinos and that more than 4% of the white population has been immunized, compared to 1.9% of Blacks and 1.8% of Latinos.

Blacks and Latinos die three times as often from the coronavirus than whites and are hospitalized four times as often, CNN reported, citing the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

As of Tuesday, roughly 44.4 million doses of vaccine have been distributed in the U.S., though only about 23.5 million have been administered, according to the CDC.

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