When New Jersey officials began planning the state’s COVID-19 immunization strategy last summer, one of their biggest concerns was vaccine hesitancy. After all, scores of avid vaccine opponents marched upon the State House just six months earlier, derailing a public health push to expand existing immunizations in schools. State leaders worried this movement — plus other concerns about the politicization and pace of the coronavirus vaccines’ development — would leave many people hesitant to roll up their sleeves for a COVID-19 shot. Read the Full Article.
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