" Most new cases and deaths occur among the unvaccinated. Everyone knows how to end the pandemic: mandate vaccinations for everyone over the age of 2. When vaccines are available for children under 2, vaccinate them too. Almost everyone is vaccinated against other infectious diseases, like smallpox, mumps, and measles. Why make an exception for the deadly coronavirus? But for purely political reasons some people refuse to be vaccinated, insisting that the government can’t force them to protect themselves and the lives of their families, friends, and communities. Conspiracy theorists spin crazy ideas about secret plots. This resistance to life-saving vaccines will make it impossible to end the pandemic.The anti-vaxxers will not accept direction. But, there are ways to persuade them, like barring them from public transportation, federal jobs, and federal benefits"