A volunteer receives an injection for a potential vaccine against COVID-19 in South Africa. Felix Dlangamandla/Beeld/Gallo Images via Getty Images
California created a program so Black and Latino residents could use access codes to get a vaccine.
Affluent LA residents were able to access them and also get vaccinated, the LA Times reported.
The codes were meant to help bridge the vaccine access gap in the state.
Wealthy residents in Los Angeles who are not yet eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine are misusing vaccine appointment access codes meant to help people living in Black and Latino communities disproportionately hit by the pandemic, the Los Angeles