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The other day, a gentleman confronted a staffer about wearing a mask. “You’re stupid,” he said, getting right into this person’s face. 

“Don’t you know that putting a mask on your face is 100% propaganda? What’s next, the vaccine?”

Not five minutes later, the same staffer caught this man in the bathroom. He was struggling to put on one of the toilet seat covers. There’s no real evidence to suggest a paper cover prevents disease transmission, yet you can find that product in virtually every bathroom.

Why are people so hesitant about wearing a mask on their face or getting a vaccine?

Getting a Vaccine Is (Still) a Personal Choice

People often point to the vaccine development timeline as “proof” that they don’t trust the Covid shots. They fail to account for the development of computing technology since the polio vaccine was first introduced.

Others have different concerns about getting the vaccine.

1. It creates side effects.

Yes – all Covid vaccines can trigger unwanted side effects. What you feel is your immune system working. A mild fever and a few body aches are better than taking on the risk that you’ll need to be on a ventilator.

2. They have ingredient allergies.

Almost everyone with allergies can get a Covid vaccine. Even if you have common allergens like latex or foods, you can get the shot. The only people who shouldn’t are those with a severe allergy to the ingredients.

3. There is confirmation bias.

With a world full of information at your fingertips, it’s easy to find stories that support your viewpoint. Even if only one person has adverse effects out of a million, someone who is hesitant about getting a vaccine will point to that story. Confirmation bias is a significant barrier today. 

Covid vaccines can reduce hospitalization rates by up to 96%. When you add this treatment to other steps, like taking Liposomal Vitamin C or other items from Core Med Science, you can keep the focus on your health. 

Scott Larson