I understand the public having trust issues.
In the 1950s doctors were prescribing thalidomide. A decade before that they were recommending cigarettes to help with a sore throat.
Not a great track record.
But in a situation where there are so many unknowns, it’s important to put cynicism aside and remember the things we do know:
There isn’t much in run of the average person’s day that doesn’t present some element of risk.
The information coming to us will continue to evolve and change.
And when in doubt, we can also consider what we believe to be true:
I believe the scientists tasked with the responsibility of developing the vaccines to fight
COVID-19 are trying to help us, not hurt us.
As mismanaged as this pandemic has been, and as contradictory and scary the messaging seems, the endgame is ridding the world of this virus.