NYPD Commissioner Dermot Shea sent a video message to his officers urging them to get the Covid-19 vaccine after eight unvaccinated members of the department were hospitalized, and a significant percentage had yet to get the shot.
“The commissioner said all were perfectly healthy and are now fighting for their lives and he’s now delivering a desperate plea to all serving on the NYPD to get vaccinated,” reported CNN Newsroom host Pamela Brown, noting that one of the hospitalized officers was just 23 years old.
Alison Kosik told Brown that there “seems to be a lot of vaccine hesitancy” among the department’s officers, and that Shea’s two minute video was sent as an internal message.
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