The Biden administration will pay community groups to boost trust in COVID vaccines
We're following these stories today:
Vaccine outreach: The Health Resources and Services Administration is distributing $66.5 million to community groups in 38 states and in Washington, D.C., to build trust in vaccines from the ground up.
Drug overdose deaths are at a record high: The leading killer is fentanyl. A bipartisan commission recommends steps to disrupt the supply and cut the demand of the powerful synthetic opioid.
Protests over Amir Locke shooting: Minneapolis police fatally shot the Black 22-year-old during a no-knock raid.
🎧 Also, on Up First, our daily podcast, another Supreme Court ruling deals a blow to the Voting Rights Act, this time over Alabama's congressional map.
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