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Questions about COVID-19 Vaccines? You’ve Come to the Right Place

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As I conducted research for and wrote a COVID-19 vaccine FAQ, I learned some truly fascinating bits of information about the science behind the vaccines. Here are just three pieces of information that I found particularly interesting. Read more >

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Science Is Taking Center Stage in President-Elect Biden’s Plan to Combat COVID-19

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In a positive and encouraging sign, President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris announced last Monday the formation of a Transition COVID-19 Advisory Board—made up entirely of doctors, scientists, and former governmental health officials—and presented an updated version of their COVID-19 pandemic response plan. Read more >

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What to Expect at FDA’s Vaccine Advisory Committee Meeting

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On Thursday, October 22nd, the Vaccine and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee will meet to discuss the development of COVID-19 vaccines and the FDA expects tens of thousands of people to attend virtually. I’ve studied and attended a good number of science advisory committee meetings, so I’ve put together some answers to questions you might have in advance of Thursday’s meeting. Read more >

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A Win for Science and Transparency: FDA Publishes New, Strict COVID-19 Vaccine Guidelines

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Food and Drug Administration (FDA) scientists just did something pretty awesome – they stood up to bullying and won. And their win could be a key event in safeguarding the development of a safe and effective COVID-19 vaccine in the US.

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Responding to COVID-19 Doesn’t Have to Mean Sacrificing Frontline Communities

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As the U.S. government responds to the COVID-19 crisis, it is imperative that frontline communities and essential workers are not saddled with the cost of hastily made decisions. Read more >

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