Vaccination

COVID-19 anti-vaxxers use the same arguments from 135 years ago

As we get closer to an effective vaccine for COVID-19, we should expect to see a renewed push of disinformation and vocal resistance from the anti-vaccination movement. Over the past year, seemingly endless conspiracy theories ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

WHO tempers quick vaccine hopes

The World Health Organization says it does not expect widespread immunisation against Covid-19 until mid-2021, despite growing expectations in the United States, the worst-hit nation, that a vaccine could be released within ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Researchers propose 12 steps to combat COVID-19 misinformation

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused a complementary "infodemic," a term coined by the World Health Organization to describe the wave of false information on the pandemic. Promotion of false information can hinder mitigation ...

Health

Telehealth bridges and highlights rural health disparities

The COVID-19 pandemic prompted health care systems to expand their use of virtual medical visits, yet access to care remains out of reach for many rural residents due to a lack of broadband internet access.

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