Despite widespread access, there are still wide discrepancies in COVID-19 vaccine coverage in communities across the U.S. Researchers with the USC Schaeffer Center for Health Policy & Economics and Johns Hopkins University assessed the relationship between county COVID-19 vaccination rates and both social vulnerability and vaccine hesitancy.
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How COVID Can Help Us Refocus on the How and Why of Value Assessment
The limitations of conventional approaches to value assessment are particularly clear when reflecting on our experience with the COVID-19 pandemic.
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