Commentary: Why bother to get vaccinated?

Dr. Michael J. Stamos, dean of the UC Irvine School of Medicine writes, “We all want this pandemic to end. The best way to achieve this is for 75 to 85 percent of the population to be vaccinated. If we don’t achieve this level of vaccination the virus will evolve and continue to spread. …  The vaccine is safe, effective and officially approved. … With a highly contagious disease, our actions affect those around us. We must encourage everyone to be fully vaccinated to protect ourselves, our friends, our loved ones and our society.”