We need trustworthiness to engender public trust for #SARCoV2 vaccines. And far better representation of the Black community as participants in the clinical trials. This new perspective maps it out by Reuben Warren, and colleagues
Without confidence of Black communities no covid vaccines can succeed in ending this pandemic. See NEJM article w Tuskegee colleagues calling for an urgent "Operation Build Trustworthiness" to match "Operation Warp Speed": #OperationBuildTrustworthiness
Black people make up 13% of the U.S. population, they account for 21% of deaths from Covid-19 but only 3% of enrollees in vaccine trials. This threatens the validity and generalizability of the vaccine trial results.
“although Black people make up 13% of the U.S. population, they account for 21% of deaths from Covid-19 but only 3% of enrollees in vaccine trials. This problem threatens both the validity and the generalizability of the trial results...”
Trust needs to be earned and maintained, rather than expected. "Trustworthiness before Trust: COVID 19 Vaccine Trials and the Black Community"
Trustworthiness before Trust — Covid-19 Vaccine Trials and the Black Community | NEJM "Black people make up 13% of the U.S. population, they account for 21% of deaths from Covid-19 but only 3% of enrollees in vaccine trial"
Trustworthiness before Trust — Covid-19 Vaccine Trials and the Black Community | NEJM