Stories tagged: "Vaccine Stories"


Wisconsin Center Vaccine Sign
A Matter of Trust: Experts Say the Vaccine-Hesitant Need Personal Outreach, Not Broad Lecturing

Science communicators see more people using unreliable information sources, so it's no longer enough to say, "Just do it."

Boxes containing the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine are prepared to be shipped at the McKesson distribution center in Olive Branch, Mississippi. The federal government plans to distribute over the coming week a total of 7.9 million doses of vaccines from Moderna and Pfizer Inc. (Photo by Paul Sancya - Pool/Getty Images)
Eau Claire Columnist Reflects on Getting Vaccine While Suffering From ‘Survivor’s Guilt’

People age 65 and older among those added to the eligibility list.

Kristi and Jeff Mecikalski
As She Grieves Her Father-in-Law, This Wisconsin Nurse Awaits Her Vaccine Dose

COVID-19 also sickened her husband, so Kristi Mecikalski is well aware of the value of getting immunized.

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Green Bay Physicians Compare Vaccine Success to ‘Hail Mary’ Touchdown

Doctors from Green Bay-area hospitals endorse safety and efficacy of COVID-19 vaccine.

Chestina Schubert raises her hand as she becomes the first person at University Hospital to be vaccinated on Dec. 17. Herd immunity, or vaccinating 70% of state residents, will not be likely by fall unless the federal government increasing vaccine allocation to Wisconsin. (Photo provided by UW Health)
The First Frontline Worker Vaccinated in Wisconsin Is a Black Woman. That Matters in the Fight for Trust.

This community has been hit hard by the virus. It is also much less likely to trust medical research and the vaccines produced by research.