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The foci of communication about COVID-19 and its vaccine from different areas and groups has been diverse, with some communication leading to positive outcomes and others leading to less desirable outcomes. In this analysis of the World Health Organization’s communication Read More
Reducing Vaccine Refusal Among High-Risk Groups In this article, authors discuss the continued battle against COVID-19 as the recent vaccines have been rolling out across our country. COVID-19 has become a health disparity among Americans, with minorities exhibiting the highest Read More
Socioeconomic Status and Racial Disparities Socioeconomic status has played a major role with SARS-CoV-2.  Those who have a low socioeconomic status have high incidence rates of SARS-CoV-2 as well as high case-fatality rates.  This study examined the association between socioeconomic Read More
This week, we explore how communication surrounding COVID-19 has affected specific minority populations in the United States. COVID-19 has disproportionately affected people of color, and their lack of knowledge about the virus may be increasing that effect. In this research Read More
Tailoring Messages to Specific Population Needs Targeting specific populations during the pandemic offers health communicators a more tailored approach for informing and persuading individuals about recommended COVID-19 behaviors. For example, scientists already know that COVID-19 disproportionately affects African American communities Read More

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