This article isn't about persuading you one way or the other about whether you should be vaccinated. That is a matter for you, your family, and your physician to discuss. It's about the opinions of Americans, the legalities of mandating cooperation, what we know about the vaccine, and the tactics that could be used to "encourage" your cooperation.
It's expected that the new coronavirus vaccines will be approved any day now. Each vaccine is said to require two shots to confer immunity to the virus. Pfizer requires two doses three weeks apart, and Moderna requires two doses four weeks apart.
About half of Americans are eager to be vaccinated.