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Vaccine hesitancy, rooted in institutional mistrust, could stand in way of COVID-19 herd immunity

The global effort to develop and distribute COVID-19 vaccines has progressed despite myriad challenges. Yet the final step—shots in arms—meets resistance among...

Confidence in COVID-19 vaccines rises as more Americans receive shots, survey says

Trust in COVID-19 vaccines have risen along with vaccination rates in the United States, but a those who remain hesitant are worried...

India’s COVID crisis

Political scientist Tariq Thachil and economist and public health expert Harsha Thirumurthy take a look at India’s public health and politics.

COVID-19 vaccine does not damage the placenta in pregnancy

A new Northwestern Medicine study of placentas from patients who received the COVID-19 vaccine during pregnancy found no evidence of injury, adding...

LIVING WITH HIV DURING A GLOBAL PANDEMIC

Disaster Research Center study reveals impact on health care, finances, mental health

After the pandemic, how will society remember more than 3 million lives lost to COVID-19?

This spring, the Remembering Epidemics course delved into both the history of disease outbreaks in Philadelphia and the nature of public commemoration...

Can dogs live longer?

Audrey Ruple loves Great Danes so much that, while in the middle of Texas on a family vacation in 2012, she made...

Neighbors looking out for one another can lessen child abuse and neglect

Parents are less likely to neglect or abuse their children when they have supportive networks within their neighborhood and others on whom...

The statistician in the library: Stephen Stigler’s four decades crossing disciplinary lines

Pioneering scholar talks Stigler’s Law, French lotteries and statistical history

DARK MATTER DETECTION

UD’s Singh and collaborators propose repurposing tabletop sensors to search for dark matter

Life sciences company GeniPhys adds president and CEO, and board chair

 GeniPhys Inc., a life sciences company focused on developing and commercializing proprietary collagen material technology developed in Purdue University professor Sherry Harbin’s...

Attitudes toward vaccination more favorable after J&J vaccine pause

While public awareness of the hold on the Johnson & Johnson (J&J) COVID-19 vaccine was very high, researchers of a national poll found no...

Anouncement

[Champaign] 13 Thursdays in Campustown

13THURSDAYS presented by JSM Living continues in campustown this summer now through August 12. Explore campustown by taking advantage of deals and sales at 21 participating businesses every...

[Illinois] Passes for 22nd annual ‘Ebertfest’ on sale June 7

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Passes for the 22nd annual Roger Ebert’s Film Festival, or “Ebertfest,” will go on sale June 7.

Media advisory: Illinois undergraduates featured in television series ‘The College Tour’

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Eleven students from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign will be featured in an edition of “The College Tour,”...

[Champaign] EXPLORE CAMPUSTOWN BUSINESSES ALL SUMMER WITH THE RETURN OF 13 THURSDAYS

CHAMPAIGN -- The Champaign Center Partnership invites the public to explore Campustown this summer during the return of 13 Thursdays, the annual 13-week promotion...