While the American Medical Association says that more than 96 percent of doctors are fully-vaccinated against COVID-19, the vaccination rate among healthcare workers is lower, at 60 percent or less, about the same as for the general population and, like that of the general population, appears to be vax weary. 
The 22 July article in The New York Times, states a recent survey showed that in some hospitals 25 percent of workers remain unvaccinated, while in others fewer than half have taken the jab.
Now many hospitals, from academic medical centers to chains operating multiple facilities regionally or nationwide, either mandate vaccination as a condition of employment or are considering such mandates. Trinity Health, for example, operating hospitals in 22 states, was one of the first major chains to require inoculations, saying “We are convinced that the vaccines can save lives.” 
Losing Workers to the Virus
The NYT reports that on 21 July two more groups, the American Hospital Association and America’s Essential Hospitals, decided to mandate vaccinations, motivated in part by wishing to limit the risk of losing any more caregivers to the virus.
While doctors and hospital administrators are almost all in lockstep that everyone needs to be vaccinated, especially with the Delta variant now accounting for more than 80 percent of new cases, healthcare workers, like the general public, still have reservations. 
And behind much vaccine hesitancy is the knowledge that the Operation Warp Speed gene therapy shot still does not have the full formal approval of the FDA, but has only special emergency use authorizations. The article cites one hospital, Mass General Brigham, with over 85 percent of its workforce vaccinated, that will not impose a mandate until the FDA grants full approval. 
Losing Workers to Stress
Some hospitals are concerned that should they impose a mandate they will lose workers to other facilities that have no such requirement. Staff reductions are already a problem, because the stress of caring for COVID patients has caused significant numbers of caregivers to experience “burnout” and quit.
Requiring healthcare workers to have COVID vaccinations has been compared to requiring them to have flu shots, which when first imposed some ten years ago was met with similar concerns over safety. 
“Conspiracy Theories” and “Misinformation”
But safety concerns over the COVID vaccines are also driven by what pro-vaccine interests characterize as “conspiracy theories” and “misinformation,” two buzzwords that are now employed by the mainstream to disparage anything or anyone who challenges the government approved “official” narrative. 
TREND FORECAST: In the world of the New ABnormal, it is prohibited to question authority. 
As per the effectiveness and dangers of the still FDA unapproved COVID Jab, the NYT conflates concerns that COVID vaccines may have negative effects on, for example, fertility, pregnancy and childbirth (for which concerns legitimate questions can be raised, based on statistics; see the 13 April 2021 article, “CDC DATA PROVES RISING VACCINE HEALTH ISSUES”) with concerns that COVID vaccines contain government-control-enabling microchips, in order to ridicule both sets of concerns as rooted in ignorance. 
The NYT even quotes a hospital systems director from Missouri as dealing with “pervasive misinformation” by dismissively reminding her workers that “reputable scientists do not publish their findings on YouTube,” and quotes another pro-vaccine hospital executive as saying, “We want people to be believers.”
Thus, we maintain our forecast that, as per the Samuel Adams quote there will be an “irate tireless minority, keen on setting brushfires of freedom in the minds of men,” that will fight for freedom rather than take the jab. 
And, while it will represent a minority, when united with like-minded freedom fighters across the globe, not only will the resistance movement move into sectors of the mainstream…as economies slow down because of masses refusing vaccine mandates, the vaccine resistance groups will garner support from various business sectors. 

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