NPR - 2 hours 45 min ago
Researchers say the herd immunity threshold isn't the right finish line to end the pandemic. Instead, the public should just focus on getting as many people vaccinated as possible.
Los Angeles Times - 8 hours 59 min ago
This week's FDA approval of the Pfizer vaccine for children ages 12 to 15 could help spur herd immunity efforts, but local health officials are now looking to Labor Day before achieving that goal.
Fast Company - 18 hours 45 min ago
A growing number of states, cities and companies are offering incentives to encourage people to get vaccinated. And the sweeteners keep getting bigger and better. New Jersey, for example, is picking up the tab for a free beer for anyone who can prove they got a shot. Maryland is offering state employees US$100 , while Lancaster, California, is trying to encourage teens to get inoculated by entering their names in a raffle for college scholarships worth up to $10,000. Not to be outdone, Ohio announced...
The Conversation - 23 hours 16 min ago
Governments and companies are using incentives in hopes of getting more Americans to get a COVID-19 shot. A behavioral economist explains how they work.