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This is a gathering place for trusted sources of information on COVID-19 and vaccinations. It's also a place for encouragement and compassion as we all work together to defeat and contain this virus. Please help us grow this collection by submitting your resource ideas to the library!
An infographic made by Ian M. Mackay to help clarify that in order to best limit personal risk and community risk from being infected by, or passing on, SARS-CoV-2, we need to think of using a range of risk reduction measures. Each have their own failings and these can be affected by circumstances so layering them up helps avoid any single measure's (layer) problems (holes).
November 24, 2020, Johns Hopkins:
COVID-19 VACCINE MATTERS: A blog series discussing the evolving science and policy of COVID-19 vaccines, led by internationally renowned experts in vaccine development, Dr. Larry Corey of the University of Washington, and Dr. Chris Beyrer of Johns Hopkins University.
A timeline infographic from Johns Hopkins University explaining how COVID-19 vaccine development can be done quickly and safely.
Let's talk vaccines a clinician's guide to addressing vaccine hesitancy and saving lives by Gretchen LaSalleEngaging, accessible, and filled with practical communication advice, Let's Talk Vaccines helps you educate patients on the importance of life-saving vaccines using a patient-centered and empathetic approach. Covering everything from the science of vaccine safety to the psychology of risk communication, this essential guide includes real-life examples and thoughtful, evidence-based techniques that will help patients understand vaccines and make informed decisions. Ideal for primary care providers, pediatricians, family physicians, nurse practitioners, and public health advocates, it provides an excellent framework for how to approach difficult discussions, with the goal of improving the health of each patient as well as the community at large. Directly addresses the increasing trend of parents choosing not to vaccinate their children, including the history and psychology of the anti-vaccine movement.Examines the issues underlying vaccine hesitancy, answering the common questions and concerns that vaccine-hesitant patients may raise during office visits.Helps you dispel myths and fears that many patients have, with particular attention paid to misinformation and skepticism on social media.Covers the anti-vaccine movement's assertions about autism, autoimmune illnesses and allergies, toxic ingredients, overwhelming the immune system, conspiracies, and more - bringing you up to date with the most common issues and effective approaches to the vaccine discussion.Provides practical tips on approaching the vaccine-hesitant parent and how anti-vaccine patients change their minds, with a focus on remaining a positive partner in your patients' care and finding greater success in your vaccination efforts.
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An online database of citations to biomedical and other life science literature, created by the US National Library of Medicine. Its largest component is the MEDLINE bibliographical database. PubMed Central is a digital archive of literature drawn from biomedical and life science journals and linked to the PubMed database.