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Are vaccine mandates necessary to curb the spread of Delta and other variants?

Texas Public Radio, Aug. 3, 2021 (Podcast)

August 3, 2021

Are vaccine mandates necessary to curb the spread of Delta and other variants?

Conflict over mask and vaccine requirements have surfaced in workplaces, schools, supermarkets and voting booths. What is fueling U.S. vaccine hesitancy and hostility? Why do many people consider mask and vaccine requirements an infringement on their personal freedoms rather than a tool to mitigate negative public health outcomes? Guests: Michele Bratcher Goodwin, J.D., Chancellor’s Professor and founding director of the Center for Biotechnology and Global Health Policy at the University of California, Irvine School of Law ….