Vaccination programs work best when as many people as possible get vaccinated, but Latinos in the United States are getting inoculated at lower rates. In Florida, for example, Latinos are 27% of the population but they've made up only about 17% of COVID-19 vaccinations so far, according to an analysis by the Kaiser Family Foundation. Oscar Londoño is working to change that. He's executive director of WeCount! , a membership-based organization for immigrant workers in Homestead, Fla., which is home to many Latino farmworkers. In an interview with Weekend Edition , Londoño says Latinos are relying on social media and word-of-mouth for information on vaccines — even when it's wrong. "There's myths circulating around the vaccine, whether you can trust it,...
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Misinformation And Mistrust Among The Obstacles Latinos Face In Getting Vaccinated