States in the South face a number of challenges and bureaucratic systems that are not equipped to schedule the huge number of appointments being sought.
“Keep going into every available website and call every available number... Tens of thousands have already been vaccinated so it’s out there," Salinas said.
Long lines and traffic jams have formed during the first weeks of vaccination on the island while the government seeks to develop an appointment system to prevent crowding.
"It is critical that the COVID-19 vaccine is made available for free to all people in the US, including undocumented immigrants."
Blacks and Latinos are more vulnerable to COVID-19, death counts suggest. Yet a new poll shows they are less likely to get vaccinated.
The vaccine was “generally safe and well-tolerated,” and appears to create an immune response against the virus.
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