Planning for a COVID-19 Vaccination Program

June 23/30, 2020, Vol 323, No. 24, Pages 2445-2536


COVID-19: Beyond Tomorrow
Planning for a COVID-19 Vaccination Program
Sarah Schaffer DeRoo, MD, MA; Natalie J. Pudalov, BA; Linda Y. Fu, MD, MS
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JAMA. 2020;323(24):2458-2459. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.8711
This Viewpoint describes the categories of concerns underlying vaccine hesitancy (necessity, safety, and freedom of choice), and proposes ways to educate the public now about the public health and individual benefits of a COVID-19 vaccine to enhance its rapid, widespread uptake when it becomes available.