In several countries, including the US, the number of people who say they'll get a COVID-19 vaccine is falling short of the number needed for herd immunity.
Feb. 26, 2021 • ~6 min
You've been vaccinated; can you now safely see your friends and family? New research hints that vaccinated people may be less likely to transmit the coronavirus, but they are not 100% in the clear.
Feb. 26, 2021 • ~7 min
Single dose of Pfizer BioNTech vaccine reduces asymptomatic infections and potential for SARS-CoV-2 transmission
New data from Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge suggests that a single dose of the Pfizer BioNTech vaccine can reduce by four-fold the number of asymptomatic
Feb. 26, 2021 • ~4 min
Can the current crop of vaccines get us to herd immunity even if variants become widespread? A Harvard immunologist says yes.
Feb. 25, 2021 • ~6 min
The Johnson & Johnson vaccine is different from the Moderna and Pfizer vaccines in a few important ways that could make it a huge help to global vaccination efforts.
Feb. 25, 2021 • ~7 min
Many Black Americans aren’t rushing to get the COVID-19 vaccine – a long history of medical abuse suggests why
Though COVID-19 has killed almost twice as many Black Americans as whites, Black people are the least likely racial group to say they're eager to receive the vaccine as soon as it's available to them.
Feb. 24, 2021 • ~9 min
Websites that crash. Appointments that fill up within seconds. Scheduling your COVID-19 vaccine shouldn't be this hard. A few states have found a better way.
Feb. 22, 2021 • ~7 min
Study: Covid-19 communications featuring racially diverse physicians can improve health outcomes for communities of color
Improved public health messaging to Black, Latinx, and other communities disproportionately impacted by the pandemic can increase Covid-19 knowledge and information-seeking.
Feb. 22, 2021 • ~4 min
Feb. 21, 2021 • ~7 min •