• Offit: Three reasons Americans may hesitate to get a COVID-19 vaccine

    One year ago - By Healio

    Paul A. Offit, MD, director of the Vaccine Education Center at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, said there are three likely reasons why Americans may be hesitant to receive a COVID-19 vaccine when one is available.
    In a presentation during the virtual Infectious Diseases in Children Symposium, Offit said the language being used to describe the vaccine may come across as worrisome for the public, especially considering how fast vaccines are being developed.
    “This virus was really just isolated in January of 2020, yet we'll have a vaccine by no later than early next year,” Offit
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