CHICAGO (CBS) —Not everyone is showing up to get their second COVID vaccine shot.
The CDC said 8% of Americans missed their second Pfizer or Moderna shots. Without the second shot you aren’t fully vaccinated, and can be vulnerable to the coronavirus.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Warming Trend Continues, Rain Chances Persist
The one shot option is back, as Johnson & Johnson’s vaccine is back in use after a pause to investigate a handful of cases of blood clots. The questions about side effects left some Americans hesitant about getting vaccinated. And that had health leaders pushing for new ways to reach skeptics.READ MORE: 3 Men Injured In River North Parking Garage Shooting, One Identified In Video As Rapper Lil Reese; Officer's Gun Also Accidentally Discharged
“We can reach with better education in getting the vaccines into hands of people that they trust, like their local physicians,” said former FDA commissioner Doctor Scott Gottlieb.MORE NEWS: At Least 31 People Wounded In Weekend Gun Violence In Chicago, 5 Killed
Pastor Marvin Hunter of Grace Memorial Baptist Church in Lawndale used Facebook Live to encourage his congregation to get vaccinated. He’s calling on other faith leaders to do the same.