衬套, 克林顿, Obama to publicly get coronavirus vaccine to quell Americansskepticism

衬套, 克林顿, Obama to publicly get coronavirus vaccine to quell Americans' skepticism

Former presidents Barack 奥巴马, 乔治·W. 衬套 and Bill 克林顿 have all publicly announced that they are willing to get a 新冠病毒 vaccine when it becomes available to ensure its safety to the public.

Some politicians have expressed skepticism over a vaccine developed and distributed by the Trump administration, 包含 总统当选人拜登 当选副总统卡马拉·哈里斯, among other Democratic leaders.

A few weeks ago President Bush asked me to let Dr. Fauci and Dr. Birx know that, when the time is right, he wants to do what he can to help encourage his fellow citizens to get vaccinated,” Bush Chief of Staff Freddy Ford told Fox News.

总统乔治·W. Bush delivers his speech on the last night of the Republican National Convention at Madison Square Garden. (James Keivom/NY Daily News Archive via Getty Images)

总统乔治·W. Bush delivers his speech on the last night of the Republican National Convention at Madison Square Garden. (James Keivom/NY Daily News Archive via Getty Images)

Ford continued: “第一, the vaccines need to be deemed safe and administered to the priority populations. 然后, President Bush will get in line for his, and will gladly do so on camera.

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Clinton spokesman Angel Ureña similarly told Fox News that the former president, first elected in 1993, “will definitely take a vaccine as soon as available to him, based on the priorities determined by public health officials,” adding thathe will do it in a public setting if it will help urge all Americans to do the same.

前总统巴拉克·奥巴马(Barack Obama), 乔治·W. 衬套, Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter pose in the Oval Office of the White House. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

前总统巴拉克·奥巴马(Barack Obama), 乔治·W. 衬套, Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter pose in the Oval Office of the White House. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Obama also said he would take a vaccine in a pre-taped 面试 with SiriusXM’sThe Joe Madison Showpromoting the former president’s new memoir, “A Promised Land.

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People like Anthony Fauci, who I know, and I’ve worked with, I trust completely,” Obama said during the interview when asked about African Americans potentially being skeptical about taking a COVID-19 vaccine given past medical experiments on the community. “So if Anthony Fauci tells me this vaccine is safe, and can vaccinate, 你懂, immunize you from getting COVID, 绝对, I’m going to take it.

Obama added that hemay end up taking it on TV or having it filmedso Americans know he trusts the science that went into developing the vaccine.

What I don’t trust is getting COVID,” 他说. “I think at this point, particularly in the African American community, we areAfrican Americans, Hispanics, Native Americanswe have the highest death rates from this thing, and are most exposed and most vulnerable, in part because we have a lot of preexisting conditions.

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a disproportionate impact on 黑色, 西班牙裔 and Native American communitiesspecifically in regard to hospitalizations and deaths, 根据 疾病预防与控制中心.

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Reasons behind the disparities differ, but the CDC attributes some differences topersons from underrepresented racial and ethnic groups” 存在 “more likely to live in multigenerational and multifamily households, reside in congregate living environments, hold jobs requiring in-person work.

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease (NIH) Director Dr. Anthony Fauci has repeatedly 捍卫 the vaccine and its development process amid politicization. The Trump administration put $ 10 billion toward an initiative to develop a vaccine in May calledOperation Warp Speed.”

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