DC vax mandate would disproportionately affect Black residents, data suggests

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The new COVID-19 vaccination mandate in Washington, D.C. would disproportionately impact Black residents in the city, vaccination data suggests.

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser announced on Wednesday that she would be implementing a vaccination requirement for residents starting Jan. 15.

Vaccination data shows, however, that Bowser’s mandate would have a disproportionate effect on minorities in the city, in particular with Black residents.

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D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser at Reagan National Airport in Arlington, Virginia, on Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2021.
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According to the city’s most updated vaccination data, the vaccination rate for Black residents in D.C. is 46.4%, with only 39.4% of vaccinated…

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