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Widespread acceptance of safe and effective COVID-19 vaccination is critical in order to control the pandemic. As trusted medical professionals, health care providers play a key role in all vaccine acceptance efforts. Here, we collect tools and research to inform clinician communication about COVID-19 vaccination with patients, special populations, and the general public.
SARS-CoV-2 Infections and Hospitalizations Among Persons Aged ≥16 Years, by Vaccination Status - Los Angeles
Fully vaccinated people with COVID-19 were less likely to be hospitalized, require mechanical ventilation, or die during a period when the Delta variant became predominant, according to this CDC MMWR.
First Month of COVID-19 Vaccine Safety Monitoring Data
Monitoring of U.S. vaccination indicates reassuring safety profiles for COVID-19 vaccines, according to this CDC MMWR. Local and systemic reactions were common, rare reports of anaphylaxis were received, and no unusual or unexpected reporting patterns were detected.
COVID-19 Vaccination Intent, Perceptions, and Reasons for Not Vaccinating Among Groups Prioritized for Early Vaccination
Despite overall decreases in COVID-19 vaccination nonintent from September to December 2020, younger adults, women, non-Hispanic Black adults, adults living in nonmetropolitan areas, and adults with less education and income or without health insurance continue to have the highest estimates of nonintent, according to this CDC MMWR.