- Dr. Priscilla Frase is the Chief Medical Information Officer of Ozarks Healthcare in Missouri.
- She said people disguised themselves to be vaccinated against COVID-19.
- She said people worry about how their loved ones will react if they find out that they have been vaccinated.
A doctor in Missouri said that people have been coming to her hospital in disguise to be vaccinated against the coronavirus, worrying about meeting family or friends and being tried.
Dr. Priscilla Frase, Resident and Chief Medical Information Officer of Ozarks Healthcare, shared video On July 16, she was discharged from the hospital.
Freys said in the video that a pharmacist told her, “They had a few people coming in to get the vaccine, they tried to disguise their appearance, and even said,’Please, please, please don’t let anyone know that I was vaccinated. vaccine.'”
Fries said: “They are very worried about how their loved ones in their family, friends and work circles will react if they find out that they have been vaccinated.”
Missouri has one of the lowest vaccination rates in the country. Only 41% of the population in the state have been vaccinated against the new coronavirus, making it the 13th state with the lowest coverage rate. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
In the United States, people are generally hesitant and openly opposed to vaccines, which is largely due to misinformation about vaccine safety.
In the interview CNN On Wednesday, Fries said that people who came to her hospital for vaccinations had done research and changed their thinking about vaccinations, but worried about how friends who opposed the vaccine would find out how this would affect their relationship.
“From the perspective of family, circle of friends, or people in the work circle, some of their experiences have changed their minds. They decided to be vaccinated,” Fries said on CNN.
“They did their own research on this, talked to people and made their own decisions. But even if they were able to make their own decisions, they didn’t want to deal with pressure from peers or outbreaks from other people. People about them… ….’Succumb to everything.'”
Fries said the hospital is trying to accommodate those who want privacy.
Fries said: “We can do anything to make people feel comfortable when they receive the vaccine.” “This is not a big number, but we can reach everyone who wants to be vaccinated, and we can help them. It’s a victory to provide a vaccine. We have every victory we can get.”