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Will Vaccine Prizes Improve Vaccination Rates in Hesitant Hong Kong?

For months, Hong Kong's leaders have fretted about the city's low COVID-19 vaccination rates. Despite vaccines being plentiful, free and available to anyone who wants one at a slew community health centers, just 18% of the city's 7.5 million people chose to get a shot between February and the end of May. But, there …

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Sinovac COVID-19 vaccine approved by WHO for emergency use

Sinovac is the second Chinese vaccine to be approved by the W-H-O after Sinopharm and it could see it used in the Covax program to get vaccines to poorer nations.

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Vaccination Innovation

In 2021, “vaccine” is one of the most frequently used words throughout the country. But there’s a lot we can learn from past American vaccines too. In this episode, we’ll get into the stories of two very important vaccines, including the first one ever invented.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out informati …

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Feast and famine: vaccine supply

Though over 10bn doses of covid-19 vaccine may be produced this year, much of the poor world will see little of them. The supply of vaccines is much tighter than it ought to be. Our correspondent in New Delhi offers a personal reflection on India’s spiraling epidemic. And even as British museums re-open today, their fu …

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Rural Tennessee’s Vaccine Hesitators

Vaccine hesitancy is a major reason that many experts now fear the United States will struggle to attain herd immunity against the coronavirus.And while many initially hesitant demographics have become more open to vaccinations, one group is shifting much less: white Republican evangelical Christians, who tend to live …

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#159 - Peter Hotez, M.D., Ph.D.: Evolution of the anti-vaccine movement, the causes of autism, and COVID-19 vaccine state of affairs

Peter Hotez is an internationally recognized physician-scientist in neglected tropical diseases and vaccine development. In this episode, they first follow up on the podcast episode (#158) with Brian Deer (the investigative journalist who exposed the complex and disturbing story behind the infamous 1998 Lancet paper by …

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Short Cuts #305 - Is There A Vaccine For Burnout?

GraceLife Church and Montreal riots against public health directives had us wondering why mainstream narratives about vaccine hesitancy focus so much on racialized communities. And journalists are officially hella tired. Freelance journalist Fatima Syed and Torstar Editor Evy Kwong co-host. Further reading: Evy's piec …

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COVID-19 vaccine passports explained

Proving you've been vaccinated could be the key to opening up life, post-COVID. But how do vaccine passports work in practice? And will they keep all your information secure?

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White House Vaccinations Chief Dr. Bechara Choucair on the road to vaccinating America

This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. Bechara Choucair, White House Vaccinations Coordinator. Dr. Choucair discusses the remarkable pace of vaccine distribution in recent weeks, and the Biden Administration’s plans to deliver 200 million vaccines in 100 days. He addresses the challenges at …

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Vaccination Nation: The Kids Will Be Alright

More than a dozen states are opening up COVID-19 vaccine eligibility to all adults this week. Meanwhile, Pfizer's vaccine has been deemed safe for kids. We answer your questions about vaccines and the pandemic. Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Fi …

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Vaccine innovation in the age of Covid-19

This is the latest episode of the free DDW podcast, titled Vaccine innovation in the age of Covid-19. It covers two narrated articles written for DDW and read aloud by Megan Thomas. These articles are titled: “Vaccine innovation in the age of Covid-19 & beyond” and “Creating vaccines: Why we should be celebrating the l …

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Stav battles the side effects of the moderna vaccine as the boys discuss the weekend action, early returns from the trade deadline, and action movies for the first ten minutes of the pod

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Coronapod: the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID vaccine - what you need to know

Since the beginning of the pandemic the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine has been plagued by confusion and controversy. The vaccine has been authorised in over 100 countries, tens of millions of doses have been administered, and it has been demonstrated to be safe and effective. However, over the past few weeks the vaccine h …

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A Look Inside The World's Biggest Vaccine Maker

NPR's international correspondent Lauren Frayer takes us on a tour of the factory of the world's largest vaccine maker: Serum Institute of India. The company aims to manufacture 100 million doses a month of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine and export them globally. Email the show at shortwave@npr.org.

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Another vaccine on the horizon?

What we know about the AstraZeneca vaccine. And, the fractured relationship between Google and historically Black colleges and universities. Read more:Science reporter Carolyn Y. Johnson breaks down the results of the U.S. trial for the AstraZeneca covid-19 vaccine — and its challenges.Google’s failing approach to recr …

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Tracking the Vaccines, Election Deadline, Cooler Weather

New Vaccine Center Being Rolled Out, A Look at How Many San Diegans Have Been Vaccinated, Poway Unified Welcomes Back More Students, Deadline for Mail-in Ballot, Sheena Says Expect Cooler Weather for Monday

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Dig: Global Vaccine Apartheid with Achal Prabhala

Astra Taylor interviews Achal Prabhala on emerging global vaccine apartheid: from the neoliberal turn handing the pharmaceutical industry global patents to today's government-funded vaccines put under private pharma control. Groups fighting global vaccine apartheid Public Citizen: citizen.org/topic/safe-affordable-drug …


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