• In the Covid-19 vaccine push, no one is speaking Gen Z's language

    11 days ago - By STAT

    WASHINGTON - Useful Covid-19 information isn't reaching the Instagram generation.
    There's almost no messaging specifically tailored to them from federal or state public health officials. There's hardly anything official on Tik Tok. And even the limited efforts to reach them where they are - like Instagram's links to its “Covid-19 information center” - aren't working.
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  • Biden officials rebuff appeals to surge Covid-19 vaccine to Michigan amid growing crisis

    11 days ago - By STAT

    WASHINGTON - Amid Michigan's worst-in-the-nation coronavirus surge, scientists and public health officials are urging the Biden administration to flood the state with additional vaccine doses.
    So far, though, their plea has fallen on deaf ears. Instead, the federal government is sticking to a vaccine-allocation strategy that largely awards doses to states and territories based on their population. As a result, most jurisdictions are still receiving similar per-capita vaccine supplies, regardless of how many people there are getting sick - or how many excess vaccine doses they have.
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