“Second, and very important to us in the state of New York, this has to be done in a way that protects social justice. The healthcare system discriminates against black, brown and poor communities,” he claimed. “You have fewer healthcare facilities in poor communities. Higher death rate, higher infection rate in these communities, higher percentage of essential workers in these communities. We want to make sure when we do the vaccine that it is done in a just, and fair, and equal way.”
Meanwhile, in a flashback to October, Cuomo told ABC anchor George Stephanopoulos Americans “should be skeptical” about the vaccine and that he’s “not confident” in the FDA.