News Release

Trends in health care worker intentions to receive COVID-19 vaccine, reasons for hesitancy

Peer-Reviewed Publication

JAMA Network

What The Study Did: Employees of a health care system were surveyed on the eve of vaccine distribution to encourage them to receive a COVID-19 vaccine, assess their intentions to do so and understand reasons for hesitancy.

Authors: Michelle N. Meyer, Ph.D., J.D., Center for Translational Bioethics and Health Care Policy at the Geisinger Health System in Danville, Pennsylvania, is the corresponding author.

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