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Efforts to Encourage Communities of Color in SC to Take the COVID Vaccine

Dr. Marvella Ford
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This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Marvella Ford about the increased vulnerability and mortality from COVID-19 among people of color in S.C., and the urgent need for the COVID vaccine in this population.  Dr. Ford is a Professor in the Department of Public Health Sciences and she’s the Associate Director of Population Sciences and Cancer Disparities at Hollings Cancer Center at MUSC.

Bobbi Conner has been producing and hosting public radio programs for over 30 years. She was the longtime host of the national Parents Journal public radio program. Conner has lived in the Charleston area for over twenty years.