Mother Jones: Online Nurses’ Groups Are Rife With Vaccine Disinformation

Mother Jones: Online Nurses’ Groups Are Rife With Vaccine Disinformation. “In a December survey by the Kaiser Family Foundation, 29 percent of health care workers expressed doubt about the COVID-19 vaccines. In some hospital systems, the number is much higher. The LA Times reported that half of health care workers in California’s Riverside County refused the vaccine. Some reasons for their hesitance are understandable: Many worry that the vaccine was hastily developed; others resent overbearing hospital administrators forcing them to get a shot on top of increasingly impossible pandemic workloads. For some health care workers of color, wariness is rooted in their history of trauma at the hands of the medical establishment. Thus far, there’s been no unified effort on the part of the government to address these valid concerns.”

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