Vaccines and US

Community Challenges

Throughout the pandemic, it became clear that while the whole planet has been affected by COVID-19, not all communities have experienced the same psychological effects or physical and economic consequences. We know that long-standing health and social inequities made it harder for minority communities to manage. However, they have shown strength and resilience during the pandemic. The resources below give a better understanding of different perspectives on the virus, the role of vaccines, and the impacts on our culture and communities.

Race, Ethnicity, and COVID-19


COVID-19 Demographics and Public Health Updates

Watch a discussion on the disproportionate impact of COVID-19 on African American, Latino, and Native American communities, and what steps can lessen that impact.

Museum of Science: Boston

Addressing Community Inequalities During COVID-19 Recovery

Watch a panel discussion on recovery from the disruption created by the COVID-19 crisis.

National Museum of the American Indian

COVID-19 in Indian Country

COVID-19 has had a disproportionate impact on Native communities throughout the U.S. Join experts for a conversation about combating this devastating pandemic in Indian Country.

Last update: May 11, 2022