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What is trust? Does trust impact the US COVID-19 vaccine response effort?

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A: Trust in our health system is influenced by our beliefs about its benefits and consequences to ourselves and others. Low trust can derail the best of public health and medical treatments. Trust in the US health system is complicated by experiences and historical events that non-majority communities. People need time, reliable information, and repeated

Dear Pandemic COVID Q&A

Uncertainty and Misinformation Vaccines Videos

In this live Q&A, Drs. Malia Jones & Ashley Ritter will be tackling pandemic questions from our readers. Today’s we’re answering questions from readers about whether you should get the vaccine if you’ve already had COVID and much more! ➡️ Welcome and NG Ashley gets her vax! (0:00-3:07) ➡️ Vaccination info for those who have

¿Debería preocuparme por los posibles efectos secundarios a largo plazo de las vacunas COVID-19?

Posts en Español Uncertainty and Misinformation Vaccines

R: Siendo realistas, no. Biológicamente, las posibilidades de efectos a largo plazo son extremadamente pequeños. BREVE RESUMEN: Los efectos secundarios graves de la vacuna son extremadamente raros y ocurren horas o días después de la vacunación, no meses o años.* El riesgo de infección y los efectos a largo plazo en la salud a causa

Why is vaccine rollout so slow!?!

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Q: Why can’t we get available vaccine doses administered more quickly? A: Many factors: The holidays, lack of funding, staffing and logistical challenges, getting large-scale vaccine operations up and running, sticking to prioritization schemes, and lower take-up among high-priority groups. Things should be speeding up in the next few weeks. It’s frustrating to see statistics

Dear Pandemic COVID Q&A

Biology/Immunity Infection and Spread Vaccines Videos

In this live Q&A, Drs. Malia Jones & Amanda Simanek will be tackling pandemic questions from our readers. We’ll take questions about the “mutant strain”, which vaccine is best, that rumor about asymptomatic transmission being a phantom, and what we know (and don’t) about whether someone can still spread COVID after being vaccinated. ➡️ Welcome

¿Quién recibirá las siguientes vacunas contra COVID-19?

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R: El próximo grupo que se vacunará en EE.UU., con el pegajoso título de “Fase 1b”, incluirá a personas de 75 años o más, además de trabajadores esenciales de primera línea. Eso incluye: 👩‍🏫 Maestros, personal de apoyo educativo y trabajadores de guarderías; 👩‍🚒 Bomberos y policía; 👩‍🌾 Trabajadores de la agricultura y la alimentación;