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Vaccine Expert On COVID & The Year Ahead

"Vaccines are coming," said Peter Hotez, fellow in disease and poverty, during an interview on NPR. "We have to get everybody through to the other side." For more on vaccine development, the anti-vax movement and what the year ahead might look like, listen to the interview here: | Nov. 25, 2020, 2:16 p.m.

COVID-19 and youth suicides

"Though we cannot yet definitively say whether the pandemic is associated with an increase in suicide attempts, available evidence suggests that we should not rule it out," writes health policy researcher Patrick Tennant, in a new post for the Baker Institute Blog: | Nov. 11, 2020, 11:45 a.m.

An open letter Texas leaders: Consider expanding Medicaid

Health economics fellow Vivian Ho joined a coalition of health policy experts throughout Texas to encourage state legislators to expand Medicaid in the next legislative session: | Nov. 10, 2020, 11:52 a.m.

Ho elected to National Academy of Medicine

Congratulations to Vivian Ho, the James A. Baker III Institute Chair in Health Economics, on her election to the National Academy of Medicine — one of the highest honors in health and medicine. | Oct. 19, 2020, 10:15 a.m.