Baltimore Sets Up Vaccination Clinic In Community Despite Skeptics

What’s happening?

As Baltimore City health officials work to improve the city’s 59.9% vaccination rate, they have placed pop-up COVID vaccination centers around the Northeast Market in East Baltimore which has major foot traffic but one of the lowest percentages of vaccinated people in the city. 

How’s that working out? 

Health officials told The Baltimore Brew that they’re confronting a lot of “skepticism, suspicion and mistaken beliefs that the vaccine is dangerous, or part of a government plot.” 

Anything else I should know? 

U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy has launched a campaign to curb the spread of harmful misinformation about the virus. Americans can read this document and use the information to reason with skeptical friends, family, and colleagues. And Baltimoreans can check out this weekly schedule of vaccination clinics in the city. 

You can read more here.

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