When enough of the population is vaccinated, the virus has a hard time finding new people to infect, and the epidemic starts dying out.
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
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
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
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
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
Given the resistance to vaccines, we need a multifaceted campaign led by allies in health care and other sectors, including trusted community leaders.
Increasing public trust in vaccines may help keep millions of Americans safe and healthy
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