At the end of 2021, everyone may have thought that had been the Year of the Vaccine, but 2022 came along and said, “Hold my vial of mostly saline.” In this Vax Talk episode, Karen and Nathan review some of the most prominent vaccine-related news of the year.
Links from the episode, in the order they are covered:
- “The Highly Contagious Omicron Variant Will ‘Find Just About Everybody,’ Fauci Says, but Vaccinated People Will Still Fare Better” CNN (January 12, 2022)
- “Omicron’s Relentless Spread Increases the Urgency to Fund Vaccine Equity” The Hill (February 9, 2022)
- “New Vaccine Findings Pose Tough Questions for Parents of Young Children” New York Times (March 10, 2022)
- “Routine Childhood Vaccination Rates Fell as Misinformation about the COVID-19 Shot Rose” Time (May 5, 2022)
- “This Is How Many Lives Could Have Been Saved with COVID Vaccinations in Each State” NPR May 13, 2022)
- “Unvaccinated Children Bring Measles to Minnesota” Vax before Travel (June 14, 2022)
- “Peter Salk, Son of Polio Vaccine’s Developer, Says Newest U.S. Case Sounds a Warning” Penn Live (July 24, 2022)
- “Biden Administration Declares the Monkeypox Outbreak a Public Health Emergency” CNN (August 4, 2022)
- “Study tries to see if child vaccines and asthma are linked” Associated Press (September 27, 2022)
- “CDC Corrects Conservative Claim: They Cannot Mandate COVID Vaccines in Schools” ABC (October 19, 2022)
- “Vaccines Used to Be Apolitical. Now They’re a Campaign Issue” NPR (November 2, 2022)
- “Opposition to School Vaccine Mandates Has Grown Significantly, Study Finds” New York Times (December 16, 2022)
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