Hospital Workers Turn Down COVID Vaccine: “There’s Too Much Mistrust”

The hospital, a major healthcare provider for the Black community, received 725 doses of the Pfizer vaccine Dec. 15 and expects to receive a second shipment this week. As of Dec. 18, only about 600 of the hospital’s 1,900 employees had signed up for the shots, according to Kaiser Health News.

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by Zero Hedge

TUESDAY, DEC 22, 2020 – 15:25

Less than a week after we reportedon widespread resistance among healthcare workers in one Chicago hospital,BeckersHospitalReview.com’s Ayla Ellison reportsthatthe virus of vaccine mistrust is spreading

Many employees at Howard University Hospital in Washington, D.C., have reservations about taking the COVID-19 vaccine, and CEO Anita Jenkins is trying to get workers to follow her lead by getting vaccinated, according to CNN

The hospital, a major healthcare provider for the Black community, received 725 doses of the Pfizer vaccine Dec. 15 and expects to receive a second shipment this week. As of Dec. 18, only about 600 of the hospital’s 1,900 employees had signed up for the shots, according to Kaiser Health News

“There is a high level of mistrust and I get it,”Ms. Jenkins toldKaiser Health News.

“People are genuinely afraid of…

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