Two in five Americans say they don't want a COVID-19 vaccine, which is a problem. Finding out what Americans do want from a vaccine might help.
Jan. 13, 2021 • ~9 min
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Researchers say around 70% of the US needs to get the coronavirus vaccine to stop the pandemic. But questions around the vaccines and regional differences add some uncertainty to that estimate.
Jan. 5, 2021 • ~8 min
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Black people are skeptical about the new vaccines for many reasons. If public health leaders told the full story, maybe there'd be a higher chance that Black people would want to take the vaccine.
Dec. 23, 2020 • ~9 min
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COVID-19 vaccine testing on children is just getting started, and only in adolescents. It may be fall before one is approved for kids.
Dec. 8, 2020 • ~8 min
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Some have suggested the US allow healthy people to return to normal life, catch the coronavirus and get the population to herd immunity. The science says this plan is doomed to fail from the start.
Oct. 28, 2020 • ~10 min
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Social distancing can get tougher in the fall and winter. These simple steps can help keep you and yours loved ones healthy.
Oct. 19, 2020 • ~7 min
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Current rates of vaccine hesitancy could jeopardize efforts to achieve herd immunity in the US, says Matt Motta, a political scientist who studies vaccine uptake and effective health communication.
Aug. 25, 2020 • ~7 min
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Approval of a coronavirus vaccine would be just the beginning – huge production challenges could cause long delays
Once a coronavirus vaccine is approved, billions of doses need to be manufactured. Current vaccine production is nowhere near ready, for a variety of reasons, but planning now could help.
Aug. 24, 2020 • ~11 min
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Natural herd immunity is a myth.
Aug. 13, 2020 • ~6 min
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Researchers can't agree on topics such face mask, immunity and number of infections. Here's why.
Aug. 7, 2020 • ~8 min
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