Think Tanks et al

Think Tanks et al

Accessed 15 May 2021
COVID-19 vaccines: The endgame
William A. Galston and Elaine Kamarck
Wednesday, May 12, 2021
Center for Global Development [to 15 May 2021]
How Does the Market for Vaccines Work?
May 14, 2021
Effective vaccines are developed through collaboration between governments, publicly funded research universities and for-profit pharmaceutical companies. But the incentives to produce the doses can often leave out lower-income countries.
Anthony McDonnell and Flavio Toxvaerd

A Matter of Trust and Coordination: A COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate for Southeast Asia?
May 13, 2021
As governments worldwide increase their COVID-19 vaccination coverage, COVID-19 vaccination certificates (CVCs) are making headlines as a possible answer to the question of how to reopen economies safely. While countries like Israel and Estonia are well advanced in introducing CVCs, developing countries, as with their vaccination rates, are further behind. In especially interconnected developing regions like Southeast Asia, CVCs present unprecedented collaboration challenges, including that of coordination and trust.
Azusa Sato and Anit Mukherjee

Sharing Research Results with Participants: An Ethical Discussion
May 13, 2021
It is widely recognized that social science research involving human participants should be based on the principles of “doing good” and “mitigating harm.” While research results are often shared with academics and policymakers alike, it is unclear whether—and how often—they are shared with the participants themselves.
Samantha Friedlander et al.
Chatham House [to 15 May 2021]
Accessed 15 May 2021
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Accessed 15 May 2021
When Vaccine Confidence Becomes National Security
May 12, 2021

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Kaiser Family Foundation
Accessed 15 May 2021
May 13, 2021 News Release
Vaccine Monitor: Unvaccinated Hispanic Adults are Twice as Likely as White Adults to Want a COVID-19 Vaccine ASAP, Highlighting a Key Outreach Opportunity for Vaccination Efforts
A third (33%) of unvaccinated Hispanic adults say they want to get a COVID-19 vaccine as soon as possible – twice the share as among unvaccinated White (16%) or Black (17%) adults, presenting an opportunity for targeted outreach to boost overall vaccination rates, according to a new KFF COVID-19 Vaccine Monitor report focused on the vaccine views and experiences of Hispanic adults.