Sport Steelers unvaccinated players will wear yellow wristbands
Americans need to make a choice in order to avoid a Covid surge, expert says
With Covid-19 cases and hospitalizations increasing in communities with low vaccination rates, an expert says Americans face a choice: get vaccinated or continue dealing with the impacts of the pandemic. © John Locher/AP People wait in line for COVID-19 vaccinations at an event at La Bonita market, a Hispanic grocery store, Wednesday, July 7, 2021, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher) "We can't have it both ways; we can't be both unmasked and non-socially distant and unvaccinated. That won't work," Dr.
The Pittsburgh Steelers have a high vaccination rate among players. Those who have yet to get the shot will stick out like a proverbial sore thumb.
Per the team, Steelers players who haven’t been vaccinated will be wearing yellow wristbands at practice.
The Steelers have been among the most successful at getting players to choose to take the vaccine. That’s a testament to the persuasive powers of coach Mike Tomlin, who realizes the competitive advantage of getting it — and disadvantage of not getting it.
It won’t be a surprise if, come September, every player remaining on the roster has gotten it.
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Majority of unvaccinated incorrectly believe vaccine poses bigger risk than COVID-19: poll .
A slight majority of unvaccinated adults in the U.S. said they believe the vaccine poses a bigger risk to their health than COVID-19, according to a new poll from the Kaiser Family Foundation that comes amid an ongoing battle against coronavirus misinformation.The KFF COVID-19 Vaccine Monitor released Wednesday found that 53 percent of unvaccinated respondents think getting the vaccine is a bigger risk to their health than the virus itself. Seventy-five percent of people who said they would "definitely not" get the shot think the COVID-19 vaccine is a bigger risk. By contrast, 88 percent of vaccinated respondents said the virus poses a greater threat.