LEADING BLACK and minority ethnic health experts from the NHS Race and Health Observatory addressed key concerns, facts and misinformation over Covid-19 and vaccines in a live webinar which attracted over 870 people on February 11.
The in-depth session – aimed primarily at black and minority ethnic communities – allowed panellists to present evidence and debunk some of the popular misinformation and myths surrounding vaccine content including:
- Variants of the inoculations and their effectiveness
- The impact on pregnancy, issues around sterility and long term effects
- The link between Covid-19 and long standing health inequalities
- Action the Observatory is taking to close health inequality gaps
In addition, a new infographic was unveiled, developed by the NHS Race and Health Observatory. The resource is designed to provide NHS bodies and local community groups with information and advice on increasing vaccine uptake amongst minority ethnic communities.
A series of…