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Talking with vaccine hesitant friends and family can be hard. Like, REALLY hard. 😖
No matter how tempting it may be, snapping at people or shaming them for their choices is not the solution. Shaming people when it comes to health can actually make them LESS likely to follow public health guidelines. It can also turn conversations into fights. 🙅
Read through this post for some tips on how to have open and compassionate conversations with vaccine hesitant friends and family (adapted from Tim Caulfield). ✅
Want to practice? Check out the last slide for a link to a chat bot by the New York Times that walks you through research-backed ways to encourage a friend to get vaccinated! 👩🏽⚕️
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Talking with vaccine hesitant friends and family can be hard. Like, REALLY hard. 😖— ScienceUpFirst | LaScienceD'abord (@ScienceUpFirst) September 8, 2021
Check out this thread for some tips on how to have open and compassionate conversations with vaccine hesitant friends and family. 👍#ScienceUpFirst
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