NBA star LeBron James He has officially confirmed that he has received the COVID-19 vaccine.
During Media Day for the 2021 NBA season on Tuesday (September 2), the Los Angeles player, who is entering the league for the first season of his career, told reporters why he chose to be vaccinated and mentioned that he was hesitant to get vaccinated once.
“When it comes down to me, I can talk about myself. I think everyone has their own choice of doing what feels right for themselves and their families,” according to James. People. “I know I was very skeptical about all of this, but after doing my research and doing things of that nature, I realized that it’s best not only for me, but for my family, for my friends. That’s why I decided to do it.”
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James was also asked if he thought his colleagues needed to be lawyers, to which he replied:
“We are talking about the bodies of individuals. We are not talking about something that is political, or racism, or police brutality or something of that nature. We are talking about the human body and healthy people. So I don’t think, personally, I should be involved in what people should do for my body and their livelihood, “said the 36-year-old.” I’ll talk about it if anyone takes this job or not. You have to do what is best for your family. “
The National Basketball Players Association and the League Players Union have previously backed out against the need to vaccinate all players. Currently, NBA players do not need to be fully vaccinated against Covid-1.
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