Vaccine Hesitancy in Flint, Michigan

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Vaccine Hesitancy in Flint, Michigan

March 10, 2021

Vaccine Hesitancy in Flint, Michigan

This pandemic has highlighted how essential it is for people to feel like they can trust public health officials. But that’s easier said than done in Flint, Michigan, where locals are still dealing with serious repercussions from the 2014 water crisis. CNN’s Omar Jimenez reports from Flint, talking to members of the community about their lasting distrust in government and how that’s impacted their views on the coronavirus vaccines.

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