Vax’n 8, a group of seven doctors from Northern California, performed a rendition of ‘My Shot’ from Lin-Manuel Miranda’s ‘Hamilton’ in footage posted to YouTube on March 10, with the aim of encouraging people to get the coronavirus vaccine.
The group said the performance “addresses the social, scientific and political issues currently affecting the decision to receive the vaccine against the virus,” adding: “While we completely respect everyone’s freedom of choice, we as a group of physicians support and encourage everyone who can to receive a vaccine based on our understanding of both the science behind its safety, and the global imperative to bring population immunity to the point where the pandemic can finally come to an end.”
CBS reported that Doctor Andrew Liu originally assembled the group, and that the lyrics, music, and video took four months to produce.
This footage shows members of the group performing the song, with the lyrics adapted to promote COVID-19 vaccines. Credit: Vax in 8 Docs via Storyful