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Research Aims to Understand, Curb Misinformation on COVID-19 Vaccines

PITTWIRE - Fueled by a grant ...
Research Aims to Understand, Curb Misinformation on COVID-19 Vaccines

PITTWIRE - Fueled by a grant from the Richard King Mellon Foundation, Pitt researchers are studying and combating false online information about vaccines. “Vaccines are often the victim of their own success,” said BCHS doctoral student Beth Hoffman, a research assistant at the Center for Research o... (01/20/2021)

Mendez explains how recently released health indicators fall along racial lines, again

WESA - EPI's Dara Mendez, int...
Mendez explains how recently released health indicators fall along racial lines, again

WESA - EPI's Dara Mendez, interim director of the Center for Health Equity, explains why recently released health data for Pittsburgh women and children continues to fall along racial lines.  (01/19/2021)

Pandemic exposes weakness in Pa. counties without health departments, like Westmoreland

TRIB-LIVE - Westmoreland Coun...
Pandemic exposes weakness in Pa. counties without health departments, like Westmoreland

TRIB-LIVE - Westmoreland County, like 61 of Pennsylvania’s 67 counties, leaves the issue of public health to the state to handle. Upfront investments in public health that lead to a deeper knowledge of the community could be a bargain in the long term, said Dr. Noble A-W Maseru , a professor of pu... (01/19/2021)

How to Get Your Homebound Parent a COVID-19 Vaccine

NEXT AVENUE - About 1.9 milli...
How to Get Your Homebound Parent a COVID-19 Vaccine

NEXT AVENUE - About 1.9 million adults over 65 are mostly homebound and another 5.3 million have health conditions that make leaving home difficult. BSCH's Steven Albert warns it's likely that family or other caregivers will need to arrange for transport to vaccine centers. "For every one person in... (01/15/2021)

Amanpour & Salk: Vaccine lessons from history (video)

CNN — Christiane Amanpour dis...
Amanpour & Salk: Vaccine lessons from history (video)

CNN — Christiane Amanpour discusses with IDM's Peter Salk the 97% drop in polio prevalence within a few years of initial vaccine adoption. In 1953, Dr. Peter Salk was one of the first to receive a polio vaccine—from none other than his father, Jonas Salk. They go on to discuss herd immunity and vac... (01/13/2021)