Vaccination

National survey shows 13% of healthcare workers are vaccinated

A 50-year-old white male doctor in the Northeast, earning more than $200,000, is more than seven times likely to be vaccinated than a 45-year-old Black female nursing assistant in the South who earns less than $50,000, according ...

Vaccination

Race to vaccinate older Americans advances in many states

Two months after the first COVID-19 shots were administered, the race to vaccinate older Americans is gaining traction, with more than a third of people 65 and up having received their first dose in states that have provided ...

Pediatrics

Parental HPV vaccine hesitancy increased during 2012 to 2018

(HealthDay)—From 2012 to 2018, there was an increase in the proportion of unvaccinated adolescents who received a recommendation for human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination, but parental HPV vaccine hesitancy also increased, ...

Vaccination

Americans have unrealistic expectations for a COVID-19 vaccine

Many Americans appear to be experiencing cautious optimism about the role that vaccines could play in ending the pandemic. But recent public opinion research suggests that 29% to 37% of Americans plan to refuse a COVID-19 ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Three-quarters of U.S. adults likely to get COVID-19 vaccine

(HealthDay)—More than three-quarters of U.S. adults report being "very likely" or "somewhat likely" to get the COVID-19 vaccine, according to a study published online Jan. 3 in the Journal of Community Health.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Fraught history haunts Japan virus vaccine roll-out

A history of vaccine controversies in Japan may cast a long shadow over the coronavirus jab roll-out, experts warn, even as the country battles a severe third wave of infections.

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