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Little Difference In Vaccine Hesitancy Among White And Black Americans, Poll Finds

An NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist poll shows 1 in 4 Black people do not plan to get vaccinated. Despite the attention on concern among Blacks, nearly 30% of whites feel the same way.

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Juana Summers is a political reporter for NPR covering demographics and culture. She has covered politics since 2010 for publications including Politico, CNN and The Associated Press. She got her start in public radio at KBIA in Columbia, Mo., and also previously covered Congress for NPR.