Distrust of government, distrust of science, and distrust of the media is curtailing vaccination efforts in Maine. But “This reluctance to get vaccinated among certain U.S. populations could threaten to derail the progress and really prolong this pandemic,” said Evan Benjamin, Evan Benjamin, MD, MS, FACP, Chief Medical Officer at Ariadne Labs.
Dr. Rebecca Weintraub comments on the role of global leaders in the equitable distribution of COVID-19 vaccines.
By Margaret Ben-Or, MPH, and Evan Benjamin, MD, MS, FACP Even as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) eases COVID-19 restrictions, we still have work to do to bring the pandemic under control. Troubling statistics about the reluctance to get vaccinated among certain U.S. population groups could threaten to derail progress and prolong… Continue reading What We Talk about When We Talk about the Vaccine: Ariadne Labs Toolkit Aims to Help Health Care Teams Reach Those With Concerns about the COVID-19 Vaccines
Boston.com speaks to Dr. Evan Benjamin about the Vaccine Confidence Toolkit.
Drs. Asaf Bitton and Rebecca Weintraub offer guidance on expediting plans to vaccinate children.
Toolkit to support health care providers discuss the COVID-19 vaccine with hesitant patients.
Dr. Rebecca Weintraub outlines the need for global coordination to distribute COVID-19 vaccines and save lives.
By Erik K. Fromme, MD “I have to confess my first reaction was one of shock,” said my patient Amy, who has a rare, debilitating blood cancer that also affects her nervous system, “It took me by surprise to be honest.” I had just shared information with her about how COVID-19 could affect people who,… Continue reading The hard truth about coronavirus for people living with a serious illness