We know there is evidence of disproportionate mortality and morbidity amongst black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) people, who have contracted COVID 19.
The COVID-19 vaccine gives the best protection against coronavirus, so it is critical that everyone who is eligible accepts the vaccine when it is offered to them, especially those from at-risk communities. The vaccine reduces your own risk of catching the virus, but also your risk of transmitting it to others like your friends or family as well as reducing severity of symptoms and risk of hospitalisation.
This informative video has advice, evidence and dispels myths around the vaccine. It includes actors Colin Salmon, Adil Ray OBE, Meera Syal CBE, Sanjeev Bhaskar OBE, Boman Irani, Asim Chaudhry, Shobna Gulati, Nina Wadia OBE, cricketer Moeen Ali, presenters Konnie Huq, Ranvir Singh, comedian Romesh Ranganathan, Mayor Sadiq Khan and more.