COVID-19 Vaccine Expert Available: Why You Should Sign up for Your Shot

The images are popping up on our social media feeds: pictures of friends, coworkers, and family members proudly displaying their

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Rutgers Black Physician Shares Why She Joined Coronavirus Vaccine Clinical Trial

As the United States begins rolling out coronavirus vaccines, many people, especially those in the Black community, are still hesitant to participate when it becomes widely available. Valerie Fitzhugh, a Rutgers doctor discusses why she chose to participate in a coronavirus vaccine trial as a Black woman, wife, and mother of two children and encourages more people, particularly minorities, to be vaccinated.

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Rutgers Medical Schools’ Dean Explores the Importance of Medical Research Participation in Minority Communities

Rutgers medical schools’ Dean discusses the importance of Black and Latinx representation in clinical trial studies and the critical steps the medical community can take in rebuilding the trust in minority communities by more transparency and continuous education

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Rutgers Experts Explore Questions, Concerns Over COVID-19 Vaccine Trials

As researchers race to develop a COVID-19 vaccine, a Rutgers infectious disease expert and a Rutgers bioethicist discuss how clinical trials work, the ethics of developing and distributing a vaccine, safety and efficacy in clinical trials and what a successful vaccine may mean.

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Understanding How COVID-19 Affects Children Vital to Slowing Pandemic, Doctors Say

Though COVID-19 so far appears to be largely sparing children, researchers are cautioning that it is critical to understand how the virus affects kids to model the pandemic accurately, limit the disease’s spread and ensure the youngest patients get the care they need.

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