Public Health Officials Blew Up Their Credibility, and We're Paying the Price

Posted on AllSides October 4th, 2021
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(Patrick Gorski/ZUMAPRESS/Newscom)
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With COVID-19 still sickening and killing people even though effective vaccines have been widely available for all since the spring, it's frustrating to see vaccination rates creep up only slowly against a head-wind of widespread resistance. It's even more frustrating that much of that resistance can be attributed to self-inflicted wounds on the part of public health experts and government officials. Having effectively discarded their own credibility since the beginning of the pandemic, the powers-that-be find that much of the population no longer places faith in what they have to say.

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