Why won’t you get vaccinated?

Andre Biscaye,

It has been challenging trying to convince a lot of patients who express apprehension about the Covid vaccine to reconsider. When I talk with a Black patient, I wonder how the history of medicine and scientific research affects people’s thought processes and general distrust of this new medical intervention. I wonder if I have time to properly acknowledge this history or if doing so might be counterproductive to trying to get someone to trust me, a white male doctor.


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