Doctors have attempted to combat denial and misinformation on the COVID-19 vaccine in a variety of ways, including one doctor who shows patients a list of ingredients for Twinkies to compare it to vaccine components.
Dr. Vincent Shaw in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, pulls up the ingredient list for Twinkies when patients tell him they don’t want the COVID-19 vaccine because they don’t know what’s going into their bodies.
“Look at the back of the package,” Shaw says. “Tell me you can pronounce everything on the back of that package. Because I have a chemistry degree, I still don’t know what that is.”