“Once a vaccine is approved, as Poynter reports, the medical community will have to work to gain the trust of the Black community — due to historical mistrust after the mistreatment of Black men in the Tuskegee syphilis trials.”/2
On this note, I was paralyzed w/ fear last week abt taking my 7 yo kiddo the ED for a potential I & D of a skin abscess but I was convinced they wouldn’t give him sufficient pain meds for the procedure./3
This was based on my own experience when he was 4 yo and an orthopod who was a White man manipulated my son’s wrist fracture without giving him pain meds./4
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