‘People in My Group Are So White’: Facebook Vaccine Hunter Groups Underscore Inequity of Rollout

‘Vaccine hunters are the result of short supply, disorganization, inadequate sign-up systems, dire circumstances, and crowded hospitals’

A UCHealth pharmacy technician prepares a dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine during a mass vaccination event in the parking lot of Coors Field on February 20, 2021 in Denver, Colorado. Photo: Michael Ciaglo/Getty Images

“In an ideal situation we wouldn’t need vaccine hunters. But overall, they’re just helping people navigate a difficult situation.”

“The tech-savvy volunteers can be contacted via private message to help out.”

Staff writer at OneZero covering social platforms, internet communities, and the spread of misinformation online. Previously: VICE

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