How some Republican lawmakers are fighting conservatives’ COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy (MSN)

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    How some Republican lawmakers are fighting conservatives’ COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy – By ABC News Staff (ABC News) / April 20 2021

    In his eastern Maryland congressional district, conservative GOP Rep. Andy Harris is vaccinating his constituents against COVID-19.

    He’s part of a cohort of physicians-turned-lawmakers on Capitol Hill volunteering to give shots to Americans in their communities, as part of the broader effort to bring the country closer to herd immunity.

    The work of Harris, an anesthesiologist by training, Rep. Brad Wenstrup of Ohio, and other members of the GOP Doctors Caucus is particularly important given the high rate of vaccine hesitancy observed in conservative Americans.

    According to a recent Quinnipiac University poll, 45% of Republicans said they do not plan to get a COVID-19 vaccine, compared to 27% of Americans surveyed overall.

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