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Unpacking The Long History Of Vaccine Resistance In The U.S.

Massachusetts State Police worker Lisa Watson received the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine at the Gillette Stadium COVID-19 Vaccination Center in January. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Massachusetts State Police worker Lisa Watson received the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine at the Gillette Stadium COVID-19 Vaccination Center in January. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)

Vaccine hesitancy is not new. Resistance to vaccination has been with us since the early experiments that led to the development of immunizations.

Ben Brock Johnson and Amory Sivertson of the “Endless Thread” podcast report.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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