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When selfish quarterbacks let down the teams

By choosing not to be vaccinated, they also let down the team of overwhelmed health care workers bound by the Hippocratic oath to care for all comers, and the entire population, only as strong as its ability to defeat a virus and its many possible variants that can multiply in unvaccinated people.