Articles by John Jalsevac
January 14, 2022
The increasingly heated rhetoric towards the unvaxxed is designed to assuage the feelings and retain the confidence of the vaccinated. At least, so argues John Jalsevac, a FAST Fellow and PhD student at the University of Toronto, who is concerned the current trajectory will not end well.
Without a course correction, there is a very real risk that the deep divisions and distrust fomented by misguided mandates will remain with us for years, if not decades, imperiling our ability to respond effectively to future public health crises If vaccines no longer meaningfully slow or prevent infection, and the mandates haven't increased vaccinations, then what's the public health rationale for barring the unvaccinated from restaurants and movie theaters, again? There isn't one Vaccine mandates are, of course, intended to protect public health and save lives