Most adults over 50 say they’ll get a COVID vaccine

Most—but not all—older adults will get a COVID-19 vaccine once it's available. Many want to wait and see how others fare after getting it first.

Katie George-Rochester • futurity
Nov. 27, 2020 ~8 min

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Oxford/AstraZeneca Covid vaccine 'dose error' explained

Some trial volunteers were given shots half the planned strength, so how does that affect the results?

bbcnews
Nov. 26, 2020 ~6 min

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COVID-19: four ways to respond to vaccine sceptics – and maybe even convince them

Think beyond facts to make your argument.

Mark Lorch, Professor of Science Communication and Chemistry, University of Hull • conversation
Nov. 25, 2020 ~7 min

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Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine is cheaper than Pfizer's and Moderna's and doesn't require supercold temperature

There is now a third vaccine that prevents COVID-19 infections. It isn't quite as effective as the other two vaccines but it has advantages that may make it the frontrunner.

Sanjay Mishra, Project Coordinator & Staff Scientist, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Vanderbilt University • conversation
Nov. 24, 2020 ~9 min

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Coronavirus vaccines: health experts identify ways to build public trust

The United Nations recently asked a group of experts across the world to recommend ways to persuade people to take a COVID-19 vaccine. Here is a summary of their suggestions.

Jack J. Barry, Postdoctoral research associate, University of Florida • conversation
Nov. 24, 2020 ~9 min

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The next vaccine breakthrough: Health experts identify ways to help people trust a coronavirus vaccine

The United Nations recently asked a group of experts across the world to recommend ways to persuade people to take a COVID-19 vaccine. Here is a summary of their suggestions.

Jack J. Barry, Postdoctoral research associate, University of Florida • conversation
Nov. 24, 2020 ~9 min

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Vaccine rollout is a chance for the U.S. to get it right

Experts said the complex rollout of a coronavirus vaccine gives the U.S. a chance for a win after the virus gained the upper hand in its initial phase.

Alvin Powell • harvard
Nov. 23, 2020 ~8 min

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From AstraZeneca, a Cheaper, Effective COVID-19 Vaccine

VOA Learning English • voa
Nov. 23, 2020 ~5 min

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Covid-19: Oxford University vaccine shows 70% protection

The large-scale trial is both a triumph and a disappointment, after other groups had better results.

bbcnews
Nov. 23, 2020 ~5 min

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COVID-19 Vaccine ‘Help Is on the Way’

VOA Learning English • voa
Nov. 20, 2020 ~5 min

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