Coronavirus (Covid-19) and testing: Our vaccine van takes a primary role as a test provider

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Coronavirus (Covid-19) and testing: Our vaccine van takes a primary role as a test provider

Looking back over the last year, our Covid work has taught us some really important and interesting things, culminating in our five months helping distribute vaccines an undervaccinated neighborhood in New York City. We started the year in a flurry of reporting on why people were having a hard time getting access to the new […]

Coronavirus (Covid-19) and the vaccine: What’s up with vaccine hesitancy? Well, maybe part of it is just logistics.

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Coronavirus (Covid-19) and the vaccine: What’s up with vaccine hesitancy? Well, maybe part of it is just logistics.

By Jeanne Pinder, Sree Bhagavan, Bifen Xu and S. Mitra Kalita People keep saying that vaccine hesitancy, or vaccine resistance, is causing people not to get vaccinated in large numbers. So we’ve been in a standstill, across the country, as the issue of whether to vaccinate divides us across political and personal lines. A few […]

Coronavirus (Covid-19) and the vaccine: What about boosters, or, if you got Johnson and Johnson, what about getting a second shot?

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Coronavirus (Covid-19) and the vaccine: What about boosters, or, if you got Johnson and Johnson, what about getting a second shot?

A number of people who received the Johnson and Johnson covid vaccine (or Astra Zeneca outside of the United States) are seeking a second shot of either Pfizer or Moderna vaccine, in the belief that the Johnson and Johnson and other vaccines may be safer with  a booster. We heard about this from an acquaintance, […]