On Wednesday, January 27, 2021, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh will be hosting a ‘Hear Me Out’ discussion about the COVID-19 vaccine, featuring a Q and A with a public health specialist.
And there’s a lot to talk about. Misinformation has contributed to a growing fear of vaccines in general, which has led to the resurgence of preventable diseases like measles.
Others are concerned about side effects and safety. And some marginalized folks, particularly in the Black community, struggle with a mistrust of medical professionals rooted in contemporary and historical racism and prejudice.
Along with the ‘Hear Me Out’ dialogue, these books will help you understand the science behind vaccines; the debates surrounding their use; the diseases they prevent; and their sometimes-troubling history.
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