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Inshock; See why healthcare workers refuse to get vaccinated.

It's unlikely that you'll have to travel very far to witness an anti-vaccine demonstration. Labor unions and regular residents are outraged by the Biden administration's intention to impose the shot for companies with more than 100 employees.

It is possible, however, to see professionals in full medical scrubs standing among the attendees. Staff members who refuse to be vaccinated have been fired by a large number of healthcare organizations. There are a variety of valid reasons for these service providers' reluctance to roll up their sleeves.

The refusal to get vaccinated has resulted in Leah Cushman, of Concord, New Hampshire, saying she is prepared to lose her nursing career as a result of her decision.

"My religious convictions are deeply held. I think that my creator provided me with an immune system that protects me, and that if I become ill, it is as a result of God's intervention on my behalf. "I would not take a medication that has an adverse effect on the immune system," Cushman stated emphatically. She does not believe that her religious convictions and the responsibilities of her job are at odds with one another.

However, she refers to the COVID-19 vaccinations produced in the United States as "experimental," despite their having gained full approval from the Food and Drug Administration.

Cushman, on the other hand, claims that she no longer takes any immunizations at all.

A trained nurse, Cushman also serves as a state representative for the Republican Party in the state of New York.

"The Biden administration is attempting to curtail our constitutional rights." She explains that even though she and her colleagues are medical professionals, "we still need the ability to choose what happens to our bodies."

Nursing is in the Downey family; both Alyssa and her mother, Karen, work as nurses in Syracuse, New York. They are in danger of losing their employment as a result of the state's vaccination mandate, which went into force on January 1.

"We have faith in our own immune systems," Alyssa explained. In our opinion, there is no reason why we should be forced to inject ourselves with something we may or may not trust simply so that we may continue to do our jobs.

"When people have asked me why I don't want to receive the vaccine or why I feel the way I do," Alyssa continued, "I've always said it's because I'm allergic to the vaccine." The issue is much more than a vaccination at this point, and it is strictly about human rights and the ability to refuse to have something put into one's body, "I tell them."

Karen, an emergency department nurse, claims she has a religious exemption from the mandate; however, a federal court could rule next month that religious exemptions are no longer valid, effectively putting an end to her 31-year nursing career.

According to Karen, "power is one of those things where you start giving up tiny little bits and pieces of your rights, and before you realize it, it's too late and you're effectively a slave."

She has stated that she is willing to throw in the towel if it means retaining her independence.

As Karen explained, "Obviously, if I'm bringing in less money, it puts a hardship on my family as well." For the time being, "I believe I will determine if I need to work an entry-level job or a job that I can do from home as long as I remain healthy."

"In the Bible, it talks about not putting anything in your body that God hasn't already provided for you," Alyssa explained further.

Both Karan and Alyssa have stated that they intend to continue working in the healthcare industry in some capacity.

The state's law has prompted Deborah Conrad, a medical assistant in western New York, to declare that she is prepared to go to court. She refers to adverse effects that she claims to have experienced, despite the fact that they do not correspond with scientific agreement.

The traumatized group included both vaccinees and those who had not been vaccinated, according to Conrad, who also stated that she frequently feels mistreated by her coworkers. "It's quite difficult to realize that the same individuals who brought me to this position now regard me as a potentially dangerous individual."

She questioned her employers as to why the personal protective equipment (PPE) they had been using to safeguard themselves and patients was suddenly no longer sufficient. The reason for her departure was not a lack of desire for her position, she explained. "I'm not authorized to carry out my responsibilities any more."

Pam, a licensed practical nurse (LPN) employed at an Oschner family medicine clinic in Hammond, Louisiana, says she is prepared to lose her job because of the mandate, despite the fact that the state is dealing with a deadly outbreak.

"I'm not going to take it, and if it means I'm fired, so be it," she replied. "It's something I really oppose." "If they are able to take away our freedom, what else are they capable of taking away from us?"

"Can you tell me where we're headed down this road?" If I don't want to get the vaccine, I should be given the opportunity to do so. If having an abortion is permissible because it is "my body, my choice," then why is it not permissible to shove a needle in me because it is also "my body, my choice?" she continued.

Sarah, a family nurse practitioner who works at an occupational health clinic in New Orleans, says she eventually decided to get the vaccine in order to prevent losing her job altogether.

"I was basically informed that I had to acquire it," she stated of her experience. When there was no vaccine available for you, I felt it was my responsibility to put myself in danger. If I did contract Covid from a patient, I believe I should be given the option of whether or not to have that vaccine.


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