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LeBrón: Learning from COVID-19 Vaccine Equity Missteps, Keys to COVID-19 Vaccine Equity for Orange County’s 5-11 Year Old Children

At question is whether we have learned from this year’s inequitable rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine for adults in Orange County. Wealthier, whiter communities (mostly in south Orange County) had earlier access to the COVID-19 vaccine compared to low-income communities and communities of color who had been hit hardest by the pandemic.