Vaccine hesitancy is one of the biggest challenges faced by policymakers today, thanks in part to vocal anti-vaxxers. How did we get here?
The Vaccine Optimism Effect: Why Vaccine News Might Reduce Social Distancing
Though a natural cause for celebration, news about successful COVID-19 vaccination rollouts may paradoxically reduce social distancing.
Seeing is Believing: Increasing COVID-19 Vaccine Uptake in Minority Groups
Emerging data show that vaccine uptake is lower among minorities. Amplifying the voices of medical experts from these communities may help.
Why We’re More Afraid of Vaccine-Related Blood Clots Than We Are of COVID-19
Even though severe side effects from COVID vaccines are incredibly rare, we feel safer maintaining the status quo than we do taking action.
Dr. Mitesh Patel on Nudging, Tech, and Health Care
The head of the Penn Medicine Nudge Unit tells us about nudges in health care, implementing behavioral interventions at scale, and more.