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COVID-19 Vaccine distribution: Texas ranks near bottom

The CDC ranks Texas 48th out of the 50 states when it comes to vaccines distributed per 100 people — a disturbing low, said health economics fellow Vivian Ho. "There needs to be good decision-making ... at the state level to determine who gets how much vaccine." KPRC-TV News. | Jan. 15, 2021, 5:21 p.m.

The influence of the anti-vaccine movement

In an interview with the New Yorker, health policy fellow Peter Hotez discusses vaccine skepticism, the politicization of vaccines and how the government can effectively convey public health information. | Dec. 21, 2020, 11:35 a.m.

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.