August 8, 2021
The Covid-19 vaccines work to greatly lessen the chance of a person getting an asymptomatic case, getting hospitalized, or dying. Yet nearly a third of eligible Americans haven’t gotten a single dose and more than 40% have not been fully vaccinated.
So what does work to get more people to take the vaccine?
One answer seems clear in the polling and in the real world: fear. Fear of getting the virus and of losing freedoms looks like it motivates people to get vaccinated.
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