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They were developed in a matter of months, and they’re 90 percent effective at stopping infection. They protect against serious illness or death. And yet, roughly one-third of Americans refuse to get the Covid vaccine.
How can this be? How could something that our ancestors would have considered a miracle be refused by so many? The reasons are many, and not all are because of an anti-vax attitude. We talk to health professionals to learn what’s stopping the public from stopping the pandemic.
- Paul Offit – Pediatrician and Director of the Vaccine Education Center at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
- Tanagne Haile-Mariam – Professor of Emergency Medicine, George Washington University School of Medicine
- Nsikan Akpan – Former Health and Science Editor for New York Public Radio
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