Immunocompromised patients get a clear benefit, but the timing of the dose depends on other treatments and medication schedules.
More large health systems are requiring all staff to get vaccinated. Others are opting for gentle persuasion. Here are the factors that drive those approaches.
The tone of the conversation makes a big difference.
180 million U.S. residents received at least 1 dose of a COVID vaccine, but reaching population-level immunity requires more people to get vaccinated.
More than half of all adults in the U.S. are fully vaccinated, but about 12% of the population remains undecided.
University of Kentucky HealthCare, University of Utah Health, and University of Virginia Health System all boast employee vaccination rates of greater than 80%.
In developing its vaccination policy, the 8-hospital system, Houston Methodist, followed seven steps that any health system — or employer — can replicate.
After working to meet the demand when vaccines were scarce, health officials now face the new challenge: convincing vaccine holdouts to take the plunge.
In this NPR article, science writers Selena Simmons-Duffin and Rob Stein share what we know — and don’t know — about breakthrough cases.
Geisinger Health, a large 10-hospital health care system in central Pennsylvania, used behaviorally informed messages to increase vaccination registration.