Researchers to spend five years, $3.7 million looking into Eastern Kentucky COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy 

BY: - January 18, 2023

University of Kentucky researchers announced Wednesday they will spend the next five years and $3.7 million to better understand COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy in Eastern Kentucky.  Researches from the colleges of Medicine, Public Health, Communication and Information and from the Department of Public Health will work on the project, named Kentuckians Vaccinating Appalachian Communities (K-VAC). The […]

Public health agencies try to restore trust as they fight misinformation

BY: - January 9, 2023

This story is republished from Kaiser Health News. OKLAHOMA CITY — By the summer of 2021, Phil Maytubby, deputy CEO of the health department here, was concerned to see the numbers of people getting vaccinated against covid-19 slipping after an initially robust response. With doubt, fear, and misinformation running rampant nationwide — both online and […]