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Infographic: COVID myths — Which are most pervasive, and who is most likely to believe them?

Infographic: COVID myths — Which are most pervasive, and who is most likely to believe them?

Drew Altman | 
Big myths about COVID vaccines are showing real staying power among Americans who are not vaccinated. They are not the ...
Vaccine passports: Everything you need to know

Vaccine passports: Everything you need to know

Anna Rouw, Jennifer Kates, Josh Michaud | 
There is likely to be growing demand for vaccine certifications for use in the U.S., for international travel as well ...
Legal brief: Can governments, private employers, businesses or universities require vaccines?

Legal brief: Can governments, private employers, businesses or universities require vaccines?

Jennifer Kates, MaryBeth Musumeci | 
With several vaccines available for emergency use in the U.S. and distribution efforts underway, policymakers and public health officials are ...
The United States has done the worst job at protecting the lives of its younger citizens from COVID — by far

The United States has done the worst job at protecting the lives of its younger citizens from COVID — by far

Cynthia Fox, Krutika Amin | 
While the elderly have been at the highest risk of becoming seriously ill due to COVID-19 infections, COVID-19 also affected ...
Video: Between Us, About Us — Black healthcare workers challenge misinformation and spread encouraging news about COVID-19 vaccines

Video: Between Us, About Us — Black healthcare workers challenge misinformation and spread encouraging news about COVID-19 vaccines

The Conversation: Between Us, About Us is a new campaign to provide Black communities with credible information about the COVID-19 ...
Playing ‘wait and see’ with the COVID vaccine? Here’s the variety of reasons why people report hesitancy

Playing ‘wait and see’ with the COVID vaccine? Here’s the variety of reasons why people report hesitancy

Liz Hamel, Lunna Lopes | 
31% of the public say that when an FDA-approved vaccine for COVID-19 is available to them for free, they will ...
'Early warning flags': COVID vaccination data show that hardest hit communities are less likely to get shots

‘Early warning flags’: COVID vaccination data show that hardest hit communities are less likely to get shots

Latoya Hill, Nambi Ndugga, Olivia Pham | 
As vaccine distribution continues, ensuring racial equity will be important for mitigating the disproportionate impacts of COVID-19 on people of ...
Rural America is a hotbed of anti-COVID vaccine sentiment

Rural America is a hotbed of anti-COVID vaccine sentiment

There are many factors that are associated with an individual’s willingness to get the coronavirus vaccine including their age, level ...
COVID-19 Vaccine Monitor: Kaiser Family Foundation tracks public confidence in vaccine distribution

COVID-19 Vaccine Monitor: Kaiser Family Foundation tracks public confidence in vaccine distribution

Ashley Kirzinger, Liz Hamel, Lunna Lopes | 
Using a combination of surveys and qualitative research, [the Kaiser Family Foundation COVID-19 Vaccine Monitor] tracks the dynamic nature of ...
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