Grace Lim (she/her) lives on the central CA coast with her husband and two adorable doggies. She is a pediatrician with a master of public health who dreams of universal healthcare and social justice. Her self-care includes painting, making music, and hot pot.
I have come to see vaccination as a reverent responsibility and duty to protect myself, my family, and my community. It is a promise to protect the most vulnerable as defined in Scripture — the widow, the orphan, and the poor. Each of these represent a segment of the marginalized in our current world, who might be at greater risk of severe illness and death from COVID-19 and other diseases.
Our health care system is broken. Few, if any, would disagree, though some might argue the extent of its brokenness.