Blogs

National League of Cities: Identifying COVID-19 Vaccine Deserts and Implementing Interventions

Rebecca Weintraub, Mansi Kansal, and John Brownstein write on how the Vaccine Equity Planner can help local officials and public health organizations better understand and reach the communities they serve.

The New Yorker: How the Delta Variant Is Changing the Public-Health Playbook

Dr. Rebecca Weintraub speaks with The New Yorker’s Isaac Chotiner on the Delta variant and describes the challenges of convincing vaccine skeptics.

New York Times: Covid Delta Variant Safety: Your Questions Answered

Dr. Asaf Bitton in the New York Times on how the Delta variant is changing advice for the vaccinated.

NextBillion: The Supply and Demand Dilemma in COVID-19 Vaccine Manufacturing: Could Lessons from the Fashion Industry Provide Ideas for a Solution?

Rebecca Weintraub, Prashant Yadav, and Tom Johnston pen guest article on NextBillion on similarities between supplying a life-saving vaccine and the latest trend in streetwear.

Getting Smart: Uneven Vaccination Rates Are Creating Two Americas: Schools Can Help Advance Vaccine Equity

Asaf Bitton and Eric Tucker on the growing divide between high- and low-vaccination areas in the US, and how schools can bridge that gap.

Can I get an “I’m sorry” with a side of accountability?

Health care’s long-overdue transition to using communication and resolution programs when addressing harm By Molly Craig and Evan Benjamin, MD, MS Apologizing is hard, but doing it well is even harder. From the outset, we are predisposed to find reasons to delay or avoid saying we are sorry. Apologies can feel risky and uncomfortable! Our… Continue reading Can I get an “I’m sorry” with a side of accountability?

Advisory Board: 80 million American adults are still unvaccinated—here’s why, and how to reach them.

Rebecca Weintraub, MD, Director of Vaccine Delivery, recommended that primary care physicians treat vaccination like a “family event.” when vaccines become available to younger children.