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    • Hanna Barczyk for NPR

    Opinion: Vaccine Hesitancy In The U.S. Is A Peculiar Privilege

    "I want to wait and watch."

    This is a peculiar response I receive from my friends and some family members in the United States when I ask them about their thoughts on COVID vaccination. This is a peculiar response for a couple of reasons: COVID vaccines are exceptionally effective, they are now readily available and they are the best way to end the pandemic and return to normalcy.

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