What are Biblical grounds for NOT recieving the COVID-19 Vaccines?

Mandated vaccine for government contractors by DEC 8th.  I am writing a letter to my employer requesting a religious exemption.  Wanted to know of other Biblical verses that support this question.

1 Corinthians 3:16 - 17

NKJV - 16 Do you not know that you are the temple of God and that the Spirit of God dwells in you? 17 If anyone defiles the temple of God, God will destroy him. For the temple of God is holy, which temple you are.

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I have not seen anything in the Bible that contradicts getting a vaccine. If you believe 1 Cor 3:16-17 tells you that you are defiling the temple of God by getting the vaccine, then you'd better stop breathing all the pollutants in the air, as well as drinking water and eating food, which also have pollutants. That verse is more applicable to abusing your body with drugs and harming your body, which vaccines do not do. Vaccines are medicines for the good of your health.

Believers are instructed to love God and to love people; if you are carrying the virus and you infect others, how are you showing love to them? We ought to show that we care for them and will act for their well-being. Vaccines are an effective way of reducing the infection probability to others.

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