COVID-19 vaccine: 1 dose for many or 2 doses for some?

Until the COVID-19 vaccine supply increases, "we are better off vaccinating twice as many people" with a first dose only, says Christopher Gill.

Michelle Samuels-Boston U. • futurity
yesterday ~9 min

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45% of adults over 65 lack account for COVID vaccine sign-up

Patient portals offer an easy way to sign up for COVID-19 vaccines as they become available. But many older adults have yet to set up an account.

Kara Gavin-U. Michigan • futurity
Jan. 20, 2021 ~8 min

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Many summer camps don’t require immunizations

Most children need to provide immunization records to attend school, but many summer camps, which draw in 14 million children a year, don't require them.

Beata Mostafavi-Michigan • futurity
Jan. 14, 2021 ~4 min

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Why has the US COVID-19 vaccine roll out been so slow?

An expert explains the issues with the COVID-19 vaccine distribution in the United States and how the process could work better.

Saralyn Cruickshank-Johns Hopkins • futurity
Jan. 11, 2021 ~10 min

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What will convince people to get COVID-19 vaccines?

The best way to convince people to get COVID-19 vaccines may be communication rooted in consumer behavior, researchers say.

Matt Shipman-NC State • futurity
Jan. 8, 2021 ~6 min

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Facebook posts amplify false HPV vaccine risks

Nearly 40% of Facebook posts about the HPV vaccine researchers examined boosted perceived risks. And the data suggests these posts had momentum over time.

Eric Stann-Missouri • futurity
Jan. 7, 2021 ~5 min

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Experts: New SARS-CoV-2 strain isn’t a reason to panic

Current prevention measures are still the best way to deal with the new, potentially faster spreading strain of SARS-CoV-2, infectious disease experts say.

Johns Hopkins University • futurity
Jan. 4, 2021 ~5 min

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Experts: New SARS-CoV-2 strain isn’t a reason to panic

Current prevention measures are still the best way to deal with the new, potentially faster spreading strain of SARS-CoV-2, infectious disease experts say.

Johns Hopkins University • futurity
Jan. 4, 2021 ~5 min

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This mask-wearing appeal could work better than shaming

Appealing to concerns about people's loved ones and their sense of themselves as protectors could overcome resistance to mask wearing and social distancing.

Nicole Fawcett-Michigan • futurity
Dec. 31, 2020 ~6 min

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How will people actually get COVID-19 vaccines?

With COVID-19 vaccine distribution underway, how will people get them and what are the potential distribution pitfalls? An expert breaks down the logistics.

Matt Shipman-NC State • futurity
Dec. 30, 2020 ~8 min

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