Equality

At least 10 COVID-19 vaccines are currently in the final phase of their trials, where the vaccine is given to thousands of people to test its safety and efficacy. But as the quest for a coronavirus vaccine continues, experts say there’s still an issue with how diverse these trials are, which could impact how effective a vaccine is for everyone....

As the Food and Drug Administration and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention repeatedly assure the public that the COVID-19 vaccine will be safe, indications that the review process may be undercut by politics has turned off people in minority communities to getting the vaccine when it becomes available — worrying physicians that communities disproportionately devastated by the pandemic are most at risk of being left out of immunization efforts....

The following webinar, presented via a collaboration between the Foundation for Black Women's Wellness, the UW-Madison Collaborative Center for Health Equity, and the 'All of Us' Research Program at UW-Madison, highlights the importance of African American communities' participation in health research....

All of Us was founded with the core values that participation is open to all; that the rich diversity of the United States is one of our greatest strengths; and that you, our participant, walk with us as our partner. We seek to treat all with respect, dignity, and value, and to communicate often and clearly to earn your trust. These values remind us of why we’re here, and why the research we’re moving forward...

We're now scheduling All of Us in-person enrollment appointments, with COVID-19 safety measures in place, at UW Hospital!

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