Former Presidents Barack Obama, George W. Bush and Bill Clinton have said they are willing to get a coronavirus vaccine to prove the treatment is safe and effective. They may even film themselves getting injected.
The announcement comes as large swaths of the American public have expressed concerns about taking a potential coronavirus vaccine, despite early results from several vaccine trials showing them to be highly effective at stopping COVID-19.
“I promise you that when it’s been made for people who are less at risk, I will be taking it,” Obama said on an episode of SiriusXM’s “The Joe Madison Show.” Some audio of Obama’s comments were released on YouTube Wednesday.
“I may end up taking it on TV or having it…