September 17, 2021
Covid-19: How Native Americans led the way in the US vaccination effort
Author: Joanne Silberner
Getting people to agree to covid-19 vaccination is an ongoing challenge in the US. But one demographic group shines, reports Joanne Silberner
Data from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) show that Native American groups—American Indians and Alaska Natives—have consistently had the best vaccination records since covid-19 vaccination in the US began in early 2021.
The CDC’s daily tracker for 13 September showed that 47.5% of American Indians and Alaska Natives were fully vacci