Obama will take vaccine, might film to build confidence
Former President Barack Obama addresses voters one day before the election, in Atlanta, Georgia, November 2, 2020.
Brandon Bell | Reuters
Former President Barack Obama said that he will take a Covid-19 vaccine once one is available and may film it to build confidence about safety.
“I will be taking it and I may take it on TV or have it filmed so people know that I trust this science,” he told SiriusXM’s “The Joe Madison Show” during an interview. “What I don’t trust is getting Covid.”
Numerous polls find many Americans are skeptical about getting a Covid-19 vaccine, potentially jeopardizing U.S. vaccination efforts to control the pandemic.
The reluctance or refusal to get vaccinated has been a growing problem in the U.S. long before the pandemic started. Medical experts point to a long-debunked