Sir Lenny Henry urges Black people to ‘trust the science’ and get their COVID-19 jab

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Sir Lenny Henry has written an open letter, signed by a number of household names, calling on Black people in the UK to have the COVID-19 vaccine.

Oscar nominee Chiwetel Ejiofor, actor Thandie Newton, radio host Trevor Nelson and author Malorie Blackman are among the signatories of the letter which asked people to “trust” the vaccine and not let “concerns be the thing that widens racial inequality in our society”.

Sir Lenny spoke to Sky News explaining why he wants people to “trust the science and get on with it.”

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