As delta surges among unvaccinated, how a focus on science can counter misinformation – CBC

Increasing vaccination rates among younger Canadians is vital to slowing the 4th wave, experts say

Sep 10, 2021

With the majority of COVID-19 cases appearing in unvaccinated people, experts say it’s as important as ever to increase vaccination rates across Canada to stem a delta-driven fourth wave.

Due in part to vaccine hesitancy, Canadians aged 12 to 39 currently have the lowest vaccination rates in the country.

But science communicator Sabina Vohra-Miller says conversations with friends and family can have a positive impact on those still concerned about taking the shot.

“You should start in a place where you’re actually talking with compassion and respect,” she told Brian Goldman, host of White Coat, Black Art and The Dose.

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