The Power of Media in Assuaging Vaccine Skepticism

As more and more states expand COVID-19 vaccine eligibility, a recent NPR/Marist poll finds that roughly one in four Americans do not plan on getting vaccinated against COVID-19. To combat this hesitancy, many TV shows are featuring vaccine-focused plot points aimed at raising awareness surrounding the safety of the shots. Dr. Latasha Perkins, Family Physician at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, joined Wake Up with Cheddar to discuss the importance of vaccine education.
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