Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Officials in Tokyo alarmed as cases hit record highs

Japanese officials sounded the alarm Thursday as Tokyo reported record-breaking coronavirus cases for the third straight day with the Olympics well underway.

Medical research

Study: COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy and ways to reduce it

A new study co-authored by a researcher at the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School identified behavioral patterns associated with reluctance among some adults for receiving the COVID-19 vaccine.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Some prisons highly successful in vaccinating inmates

Some prison systems in the United States have been able to vaccinate high numbers of inmates against COVID-19, and that success could point to ways to convince skeptical people in the general public to get vaccinated.

Vaccination

Branding the jab: The secret weapon to increase vaccination rates

As the global race for COVID-19 vaccination continues, new research from the University of South Australia shows that the uptake of vaccines could be vastly improved if approved vaccine brands received more positive promotion ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Across US, COVID-19 death rate higher for those with IDD

The COVID-19 death rate for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) is higher than the general population in several states across the U.S., according to a new study published in Disability and Health ...

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