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St. Louis leaders debunk COVID-19 vaccine myths, provide facts for Latinx community

ST. LOUIS - As more doses of the COVID-19 vaccine roll out, some people may be hesitant to roll up their sleeves, including minority communities. That's why Esmeralda Aharon, program director for St. Louis University's Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, aims to hand out facts and debunk myths when it comes to vaccines and the Latinx community. In order to do that, the office is hosting a webinar for Spanish speakers. Aharon said one myth is that the vaccine can make you sterile. For some, it's also about trust, or lack thereof, in government. Antonio Maldonado, the chairman of the Hispanic Leaders Group of Greater St. Louis, said the Puerto Rican community has very little hesitancy about the vaccine. But that's not the case for everyone, especially those who are undocumented. Read more: https://www.ksdk.com/article/news/health/coronavirus/st-louis-leaders-debunk-covid-19-vaccine-myths-provide-facts-for-latinx/63-1804afb5-458b-417d-8bd1-6e3b75974e9b Here's how to register for a vaccine in your county (where available): https://www.ksdk.com/article/news/health/coronavirus/vaccine/covid-19-vaccine-how-to-know-when-its-your-turn-and-snag-a-spot-in-line/63-bc260ee9-0370-4765-8ea6-36d9d51b1b0b

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