Former vaccination skeptics voice regret in US
13 November 2022 | 2:01 pm
The delta variant of the coronavirus has helped fuel a surge in hospital admissions in the United States — especially in the South, where vaccination rates are low. Now, some former avowed skeptics regret the fact that they didn't get their shots.
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