“There is indeed work to do … particularly among Latinos in Orange County. Outreach work,” said Andrew Noymer, an [associate professor], epidemiologist and demographer at UCI Irvine, by email. “I continue to maintain that local retail pharmacies are superior to mega-sites for reaching most people, including underrepresented minorities.” But there’s no need for hand-wringing just yet: Vaccines only became available to everyone ages 16 and older on April 15. “We have only been ‘wide’ for two weeks. I remain optimistic that the differentials will even out,” Noymer said.
Which ethnic groups are most eager to get vaccinated in Southern California counties?
Orange County Register, May 4, 2021
May 4, 2021