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US COVID-19 cases continue to fall—as do vaccinations

Two CDC studies today spotlight lower COVID-19 vaccination rates in young adults compared with older Americans.

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Poorer US counties have lower COVID-19 vaccine uptake

Mobile vaccination clinics and scheduling, as well as varied educational resources, may improve vaccination equity.

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Only 21% of Americans worried about contracting COVID-19

Most poll respondents said they were resuming prepandemic activities, including visiting family and dining in bars and restaurants.

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Russia battles new COVID surge

Russian authorities say 89% of Moscow's cases are due to the Delta variant.

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White House announces $3.2 billion toward antivirals

Though US COVID-19 cases have dropped sharply, progress is uneven, with some regions vulnerable to further surges.

Inside CIDRAP

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May 12, 2021
Barriers and activities to implementing or expanding influenza vaccination programs in low- and middle-income countries: A global surveyng paper published by Vaccines is co-authored by CIDRAP staff (Kristine Moore, MD, MPH, Maya Peters, MPH, and Meredith Arpey, MPH).

April 12, 2021
CIDRAP Director and previous Bush Fellowship award winner Michael Osterholm, PhD, MPH, was recently profiled by the Bush Foundation.

Mar 23, 2021
Director Michael Osterholm, PhD, MPH, and his COVID-19 work, including the very successful Osterholm Update: COVID-19 podcast, was profiled by the Minneapolis Star Tribune.

Jan 23, 2021
Director Michael Osterholm, PhD, MPH, and colleagues have a commentary in Health Affairs on bolstering US pandemic resilience. 

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The Osterholm Quote

"The variants continue to spin out of infections around the world and have gotten more complicated and more dangerous....We have a mistaken belief [the pandemic] is over here, but there are over 100 counties where less than 20% of the people have one dose of vaccine."