COVID-19 Vaccine Do’s and Don’ts for KidsTranscript: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/videos/dos-donts-minipeds/transcript-dos-donts-minipeds.pdf
COVID-19 vaccination is often deterred by misinformation, from conspiracy theories to exaggerated side effects on social media. Vaccine misinformation is potent among Latinos due to lack of reliable information that is culturally relevant or in Spanish, along with little government outreach. That is why UT Health San Antonio researchers studied a new type of advertisement …
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Big news for Latino parents – the Moderna and the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccines have been authorized for children between ages 6 months and 5 years. The CDC now recommends everyone 6 months or older to get vaccinated against COVID-19. Those 5 years of age and older are also recommended to get a COVID-19 vaccine booster, …
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Today, U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy issued his first public advisory of the Biden Administration to warn Americans about health misinformation. Health misinformation is threatening U.S. response to COVID-19, preventing Americans from getting vaccinated, and prolonging the pandemic. Misinformation about COVID-19 and vaccines also often targets Latino and Black communities, which have been disproportionately …
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This webinar introduces the new program, Partnering for Vaccine Equity, which supports national, medical, non-profit, academic, faith-based, and community-based organizations in their work to increase vaccine confidence and vaccine uptake. Subtitles and transcripts are available in English, Spanish, Korean, Vietnamese and Simplified Chinese. Event contains one Spanish presentation. Panelists’ bios are available in the agenda. Program website: https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/health-equity/index.html
English Transcript: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/videos/vaccine-equity/Full-Transcript_Vaccine-Equity-Event_English.pdf
Chinese Transcript: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/videos/vaccine-equity/Full-Transcript_Vaccine-Equity-Event__Simplified_Chinese.pdf
Vietnamese Transcript: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/videos/vaccine-equity/Full-Transcript_Vaccine-Equity-Event_Vietnamese.pdf
Spanish Transcript: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/videos/vaccine-equity/Full-Transcript_Vaccine-Equity-Event__Spanish.pdf
Korean Transcript: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/videos/vaccine-equity/Full-Transcript_Vaccine-Equity-Event__Korean.pdf
This video can also be accessed at: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/videos/vaccines/Vaccine-Equity-Event-Recording.mp4
As we grow closer to developing a COVID-19 vaccine, some uncertainty lies ahead. Several new studies show that older Americans, especially Latino and Black adults, are skeptical of the safety and efficacy of a COVID-19 vaccine. The results indicate mistrust between communities of color and public health officials, likely due to historical racism in health …
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