‘Getting a Clearer Picture’: Black Americans on the Factors That Overcame Their Vaccine HesitancyApril 12, 2021 |
by Curtis Bunn
Richard J. Sylvia Jr. did not get an annual flu shot, so he wondered, why take the coronavirus vaccination? He understood Covid-19 was far more contagious and deadly, but as someone who had worked at a data center in a health clinic, he also knew that clinical trials for vaccines always took longer than the trial phase for the Covid-19 vaccines, given the moniker Operation Warp Speed.
So Sylvia decided to ride out the coronavirus.