Voices of the Unvaccinated

The Daily

By The New York Times

Voices of the Unvaccinated

Friday, 6 August

Don, a 38-year-old single father from Pittsburgh, doesn’t want to be lumped into the “crazy anti-vax crowd.”

Jeannie, a middle school teacher, has never vaccinated her teenage son and says she won’t start now.

Lyndsey, from Florida, regrets having not had her late grandmother vaccinated against Covid-19.

With the Delta variant of the coronavirus raging, we hear from some Americans who have decided not to get vaccinated. 

Guest: Jan Hoffman, a reporter covering behavioral health and health law for The New York Time; and Sophie Kasakove, a reporting fellow for The Times’s National Desk. 

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Background reading: 

Who are the unvaccinated in America? There’s no single answer.

For more information on today’s episode, visit nytimes.com/thedaily. Transcripts of each episode will be made available by the next workday. 

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