President Joe Biden suggested during a CNN town hall event this week that some minorities do not know how to “get online to determine” what they needed to do to get a vaccine for COVID-19.
Biden made the remark in response to a question from a member of the medical community that attended the event and told Biden that the pandemic has had a “significant impact on black Americans” in terms of exacerbating “racial disparities in healthcare” as “less than three percent of blacks and less than five percent of Hispanics” have been vaccinated so far.
“Is this a priority for the Biden administration and how will the disparities be addressed and that’s both locally and nationally?” Dessie Levy asked.
After saying that it was a priority and talking about some of the steps his administration is taking to address the situation, Biden shifted to talking about issues that those communities are facing online.
“The other portion is a lot of people don’t