Opinion: A Collision Course in the Race to Develop a Vaccine for COVID-19
Updated: Oct 7, 2020
By Ronnie Tepp and Krista Forbes
The speed at which we are racing to develop and deliver a vaccine for the novel coronavirus is on a collision course with a lack of trust by many racial and ethnic minorities in the medical research system.
We need a vaccine for COVID-19 to stem this pandemic. We need it to work for those most at risk. And we need those most at risk to trust the process through which it was developed and to have trust in the vaccine itself once it becomes available.