Vaccine Hesitancy Is Not Going to Be the Problem People Think It Is

Overdramatizing hesitancy can actually reduce confidence for others, writes science reporter Tara Haelle. Several polls have suggested that there are large numbers of people who are unsure about the Covid-19 vaccine. There’s been a suggestion that this could be an obstacle to widespread vaccine use. But as Haelle reports, vaccine hesitancy is unlikely to be a major barrier. “Concern about a potential Covid-19 vaccine is healthy, particularly given the speed of its development, and is shared by many scientists and public health experts,”…

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