Equitably allocating COVID-19 vaccine

Equitable implementation of COVID-19 vaccine delivery is a national and global priority, with a strong focus on reducing existing disparities and not creating new disparities. But while a framework has been recognized for ...


Researchers explore legacy of Tuskegee syphilis study today

It's been more than 40 years since the revelation of the Tuskegee syphilis study sent shockwaves across the country. The subsequent mistrust of the medical community among African-American men appears to have spread far beyond ...

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Mistrust means "to doubt, to lack confidence in". It does not necessarily imply any serious suspicion of malice or bad faith.

This can happen in everyday life in situations where the parties otherwise trust each other, but find themselves questioning that trust. Mistrust is different[citation needed] from distrust, which means much the same but adds suspicion to the mix: it is reserved more for a situation where bad faith is suspected.

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