What do we know about vaccine uptake, how political identity and polarization have impacted public health, and what we can expect in 2021? A recap from our event with behavioral scientists Katy Milkman and Jay Van Bavel.
Side effects to the COVID-19 vaccine may deter millions of Americans from getting immunized, but those side effects are actually a sign the vaccine is working. Here’s how we can realign public perception and boost uptake.
As the world begins to open back up in fits and starts, we are, more than ever, longing for certainty. But certainty is likely a long way off. In the meantime, we should turn to practical wisdom to guide us.
You likely know that the study behind the vaccine-autism myth was discredited. What you might not know, however, are the ways the study was fraudulent from the start and how the scientific publishing process failed the public.
In addition to creating a COVID-19 vaccine, we need a major push to understand how people will react to it. Here are the questions we need to ask now to get ahead of the potential behavioral challenges.