I Was a Polio Pioneer, and I Can’t Wait to Get the COVID-19 Vaccine

As a child during the polio epidemic, I never imagined my life might be saved twice by vaccines

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How Many People Need to Get a Covid-19 Vaccine in Order to Stop the Coronavirus?

When enough of the population is vaccinated, the virus has a hard time finding new people to infect, and the epidemic starts dying out.

Prevention & Screenings

Seat Belts and Smoking Rates Show People Eventually Adopt Healthy Behaviors – but It Can Take Time We Don’t Have During a Pandemic

Changes in societal behavior that benefit public health occur in fits and starts – and never fast enough for the individuals who fall victim before society comes around

Your Health

What’s Not Being Said About Why African Americans Need to Take the Covid-19 Vaccine

African Americans need to take the COVID-19 vaccine to protect their health, but if African Americans don't take the vaccine, the nation will never get to herd immunity

Your Health

If I Have Allergies, Should I Get the Coronavirus Vaccine? An Expert Answers This and Other Questions

Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha, a public health pediatrician whose research exposed the Flint, Michigan, water crisis, answers questions about the vaccine

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Will Going Out in the Cold Give You a Cold?

Many viruses spread more easily in the winter, and buttoning up your overcoat won't necessarily protect you

Flu/Colds

Farmworkers, Firefighters and Flight Attendants Jockey for Vaccine Priority

As the greatest vaccination effort in the history of the country begins, your place in line could depend on what you do and where you live

Your Health

Latinos Are Especially Reluctant to Get Flu Shots – How a Small Clinic in Indiana Found Ways to Overcome That

With the COVID-19 vaccine on the way, it's crucial to understand why certain communities are reluctant to get vaccinated — and how to earn their trust

Prevention & Screenings

When Can Children Get the Covid-19 Vaccine? 5 Questions Parents Are Asking

An infectious disease pharmacist and professor share their insights on vaccinating kids for COVID-19

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Adults Need Vaccines, But Not Everyone Gets Them

Socioeconomic barriers lower vaccine access in marginalized communities

Prevention & Screenings

Opinion: Communications Vital to Success of Vaccine Rollout

Given the resistance to vaccines, we need a multifaceted campaign led by allies in health care and other sectors, including trusted community leaders.

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The Dark Days Before Vaccines

Thanks to widespread vaccinations, millions are saved from once-deadly diseases

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Why the COVID-19 Vaccine Approval Process Should Be Driven by Science, Not Politics

Increasing public trust in vaccines may help keep millions of Americans safe and healthy

Policy

Your Child’s Vaccines: What You Need to Know About Catching Up During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Vaccination rates dropped by as much as 60% in some parts of the country due to COVID-19. It's time to get back on track

Prevention & Screenings

Corralling the Facts on Herd Immunity

The effectiveness of herd immunity is a hotly debated topic. Time to separate fact from fiction

Prevention & Screenings