COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy begins to fade, but stubborn resistance remains among evangelicals

“It’s one thing to say you don’t want a vaccine when it’s only been out for four weeks and you can’t get it anyway,” said Andrew Noymer, [associate professor of public health], an epidemiologist and demographer at UCI Irvine who studies infectious diseases. “It’s different when we have six months of data and you see that people’s toes aren’t falling off after they get the shots.”