Covid vaccine hesitancy and the history of racially charged experiments
Racially charged experiments from the past may have contributed to a general mistrust of medical science and hesitancy towards the Covid-19 vaccine.
This illuminating current affairs documentary examines the ongoing legacy of experiments such as the Tuskegee study in Alabama, when African-American men suffering from syphilis were merely observed rather than treated.
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