Data was missing for many California hospitals, and some officials disputed the numbers reported for them. But enough large hospitals confirmed the numbers to support an overarching conclusion: Hospital workers are people, too, and a great many of them remain unvaccinated, despite their labor in health care facilities treating patients in fragile conditions. “I’m not entirely surprised — but I am disappointed,” said Andrew Noymer, [public health associate professor and] an epidemiologist and demographer at UCI Irvine who studies infectious diseases.
At some California hospitals, nearly half of workers remain unvaccinated
The Orange County Register, Aug. 1, 2021
August 1, 2021