The Psychology Behind Why Some People Still Don’t Want the COVID-19 Vaccine

As COVID-19 numbers increase yet again here in Michigan, a few striking truths are emerging. The first is that the delta variant is very aggressive and is believed to be behind the vast majority of new cases of COVID-19, the second is that these new cases are not only happening in unvaccinated people, and the third truth is that there are still so many people currently unvaccinated in Michigan and all over the country. A psychology professor weighs in on why, despite the threat posed by delta, so many people are still refusing the vaccine, and what health experts and the vaccinated public can do to try to change that. 

Read and listen to Dr. Dunning’s feature in Detroit Today here.

Detroit Today published on Aug 23, 2021

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