Vaccine hesitancy

North America Preventive Vaccines Market 2020-2026 by Vaccine Type, Disease, Administration, Patient, and Country - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Thursday, June 10, 2021 - 9:49am

The "North America Preventive Vaccines Market 2020-2026 by Vaccine Type, Disease, Administration, Patient, and Country: COVID-19 Impact and Growth Opportunity" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

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  • The "North America Preventive Vaccines Market 2020-2026 by Vaccine Type, Disease, Administration, Patient, and Country: COVID-19 Impact and Growth Opportunity" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • North America preventive vaccines market is expected to grow by 10.42% annually in the forecast period and reach $30.02 billion by 2026 owing to increasing healthcare expenditure, new development of the vaccines, and rising need for preventive vaccines especially new COVID-19 vaccines.
  • Highlighted with 51 tables and 48 figures, this 131-page report "North America Preventive Vaccines Market 2020-2026 by Vaccine Type, Disease, Administration, Patient, and Country: COVID-19 Impact and Growth Opportunity" is based on a holistic research of the entire North America preventive vaccines market and all its sub-segments through extensively detailed classifications.
  • The report is based on studies on 2016-2019 and provides estimate/forecast from 2020 till 2026 with 2019 as the base year.

Success Story: Measures Taken by the American University in Bulgaria during the COVID-19 pandemic

Wednesday, June 9, 2021 - 8:20am

This may sound like an isolated success, but the small university has in fact taught us important lessons on how to respond to this pandemic and possible future health threats.

Key Points: 
  • This may sound like an isolated success, but the small university has in fact taught us important lessons on how to respond to this pandemic and possible future health threats.
  • The university leadership chose to switch to entirely online education, despite the riskiness of the decision and the possible financial losses.
  • With anti-vaccination campaigns arising in the world and Bulgaria, the university took actions to help the community make an informed choice.
  • But whats more important is that the university proved that its spirit is not limited to a physical place.

More Than Half of Greater Boston Employees Say Employers Should Require Vaccines in the Workplace, According to New Eagle Hill Consulting Research

Thursday, June 3, 2021 - 5:08pm

Sixty-one percent say employers should require COVID-19 vaccination proof, while 56 percent believe employers should offer vaccine incentives.

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  • Sixty-one percent say employers should require COVID-19 vaccination proof, while 56 percent believe employers should offer vaccine incentives.
  • Greater Boston employee sentiment differs somewhat from national polling , in which 48 percent of U.S. workers said employers should require vaccines and 49 percent believe employers should require vaccination proof.
  • The 2021 Eagle Hill Consulting Boston COVID-19 Vaccines and the Workplace Survey measures employee sentiment about COVID-19 vaccines, returning to the workplace, as well as testing and safety protocols.
  • Forty-four percent of Greater Boston employees say non-vaccinated employees should be not allowed to work in-person with co-workers.

Nearly Three-Fourths of Washington, D.C. Metro Area Workers Say Employers Should Require Vaccines in the Workplace, According to New Eagle Hill Consulting Research

Thursday, June 3, 2021 - 3:01pm

Nearly half (48 percent) of local workers say non-vaccinated employees should not be permitted to work in-person with co-workers.

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  • Nearly half (48 percent) of local workers say non-vaccinated employees should not be permitted to work in-person with co-workers.
  • Washington area employee sentiments differ substantially from national polling , in which 49 percent of U.S workers believe that employers should require vaccination proof, while 48 percent said employers should require vaccines.
  • The 2021 Eagle Hill Consulting Washington, D.C. COVID-19 Vaccines and the Workplace Survey measures employee sentiment about COVID-19 vaccines, returning to the workplace, as well as testing and safety protocols.
  • More than half of area workers (52 percent) say non-vaccinated employees should not be permitted to work in-person with customers.

Canadian study investigates immune response and vaccine hesitancy among Canada’s South Asian communities

Thursday, June 3, 2021 - 10:00am

Approximately $1.5 million is being invested in this study, which will seek to understand vaccine confidence and hesitancy in this population that has been disproportionately affected by COVID-19.

Key Points: 
  • Approximately $1.5 million is being invested in this study, which will seek to understand vaccine confidence and hesitancy in this population that has been disproportionately affected by COVID-19.
  • Canadas South Asian communities are the fastest growing ethnic group in Canada, and are among the highest at-risk populations for illness from COVID-19.
  • South Asian communities across Canada have been hit hard by the pandemic and its vital that they understand the safety and effectiveness of vaccines.
  • The COVIDCommUNITY-South Asian study involves an interdisciplinary team of experts and strong collaborations with public health and South Asian community organizations.

The PCPD Provides “Vaccination Leave” for Staff after COVID-19 Vaccination in Support of Government's “Early Vaccination for All” Campaign

Tuesday, June 1, 2021 - 7:01pm

The Government announced yesterday (31 May) the launch of the Early Vaccination for All campaign to further encourage citizens to receive COVID-19 vaccination.

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  • The Government announced yesterday (31 May) the launch of the Early Vaccination for All campaign to further encourage citizens to receive COVID-19 vaccination.
  • The Office of the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data, Hong Kong (PCPD), supports the campaign and implements the following arrangements from today (1 June) to facilitate its staff to receive COVID-19 vaccination as early as possible and give recognition to those staff members who have already been vaccinated:
    From today (1 June) until 31 August, all staff members of the PCPD will be entitled to one day of vaccination leave for each dose of vaccination received so that they can have sufficient time to take a rest after vaccination;
    Staff members who were vaccinated on or before 31 May this year may apply, for each dose of vaccination already received, for one day of authorised leave that may be taken by 31 March 2022.

Statement from the Chief Public Health Officer of Canada on May 29, 2021

Saturday, May 29, 2021 - 5:50pm

At the same time, the Public Health Agency of Canada is providing Canadians with regular updates on COVID-19 vaccines administered , vaccination coverage and ongoing monitoring of vaccine safety across the country.

Key Points: 
  • At the same time, the Public Health Agency of Canada is providing Canadians with regular updates on COVID-19 vaccines administered , vaccination coverage and ongoing monitoring of vaccine safety across the country.
  • While the impact of all VOCs continues to be monitored in Canada, we know that vaccination, in combination with public health and individual measures, are working to reduce spread of COVID-19.
  • Working together, Health Canada , the Public Health Agency of Canada , the National Advisory Committee on Immunization , Canada's Chief Medical Officers of Health and other health professionals across the country are closely monitoring vaccine safety , effectiveness and optimal use to adapt approaches.
  • As the science and situation evolves, we are committed to providing clear and evidence-informed guidance in order to keep everyone in Canada safe and healthy.

New Research Identifies Promising Strategies to Fight COVID Misinformation

Monday, May 24, 2021 - 1:00pm

PARIS, May 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- A new research paper, funded by the Reboot Foundation , outlines effective strategies for combating misinformation campaigns, particularly around the COVID-19 pandemic.

Key Points: 
  • PARIS, May 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- A new research paper, funded by the Reboot Foundation , outlines effective strategies for combating misinformation campaigns, particularly around the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • The strategies tested by researchers at the University of Cambridge and mdialab Sciences Po in Paris are based on the concept of "psychological herd immunity" and establish promising avenues for fighting misinformation.
  • "COVID has shown us how dangerous misinformation and conspiracy theories can be," said Helen Lee Bouygues, founder and president of the Reboot Foundation, which researches and promotes critical thinking.
  • "These approaches could be put into use quickly by governments, schools and media literacy organizations to help combat vaccine hesitancy around COVID."

Statement from the Chief Public Health Officer of Canada on May 20, 2021

Thursday, May 20, 2021 - 6:06pm

This will help us stay healthy, while allowing us to safely enjoy more activities and small reunions outdoors.

Key Points: 
  • This will help us stay healthy, while allowing us to safely enjoy more activities and small reunions outdoors.
  • Maintaining a cautious approach now, will set up us up for a better summer and fall .
  • At the same time, the Public Health Agency of Canada is providing Canadians with regular updates on COVID-19 vaccines administered , vaccination coverage and ongoing monitoring of vaccine safety across the country.
  • Working together, Health Canada , the Public Health Agency of Canada , the National Advisory Committee on Immunization , Canada's Chief Medical Officers of Health and other health professionals across the country are closely monitoring vaccine safety , effectiveness and optimal use to adapt approaches.

Statement from the Chief Public Health Officer of Canada on May 16, 2021

Sunday, May 16, 2021 - 5:00pm

At the same time, the Public Health Agency of Canada is providing Canadians with regular updates on COVID-19 vaccines administered , vaccination coverage and ongoing monitoring of vaccine safety across the country.

Key Points: 
  • At the same time, the Public Health Agency of Canada is providing Canadians with regular updates on COVID-19 vaccines administered , vaccination coverage and ongoing monitoring of vaccine safety across the country.
  • They also tell us, together with results of serological studies, that a large majority of Canadians remain susceptible to COVID-19 .
  • Multiple safe and effective COVID-19 vaccines, with unique advantages, are authorised for use in Canada .
  • Working together, Health Canada , the Public Health Agency of Canada , the National Advisory Committee on Immunization , Canada's Chief Medical Officers of Health and other health professionals across the country are closely monitoring vaccine safety , effectiveness and optimal use to adapt approaches.