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Business Fights Poverty: Rudderless COVID recovery – we need a real road map from somebody

This article was published on June 1, 2021, by Business Fights Poverty and was co-authored by Dr. Scott Ratzan, Kenneth H. Rabin, and Lawrence O. Gostin. Hope for global control of COVID-19 […]

National Academies of Sciences: Communicating COVID-19 Vaccine Efficacy and Effectiveness

The post below originally appeared in the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine website and includes two guidance documents from the Societal Experts Action Networks (SEAN). The guidance includes […]

New England Journal of Medicine: Dr. Scott Ratzan on “Missing the Point — How Primary Care Can Overcome Covid-19 Vaccine ‘Hesitancy'”

This article, co-authored by Scott Ratzan, M.D., M.P.A., Eric C. Schneider, M.D., Hilary Hatch, Ph.D., and Joseph Cacchione, M.D., was published on May 5, 2021 in the New England Journal of Medicine. The […]

Journal of Health Communication: Building Confidence to CONVINCE

This article was published on March 13, 2021 in the Journal of Health Communication and was co-authored by Heidi J. Larson, Nancy Lee, Kenneth H. Rabin, Lauren Rauh & Scott […]

The Journal of Health Communication: Hesitant or Not? The Association of Age, Gender, and Education with Potential Acceptance of a COVID-19 Vaccine: A Country-level Analysis

This article was published in The Journal of Health Communication on March 13, 2021. It was co-authored by Jeffrey V. Lazarus, Katarzyna Wyka, Lauren Rauh, Kenneth Rabin, Scott Ratzan, Lawrence […]

Financial Times Op-Ed: Business can make a big difference in ending Covid

This op-ed by Dr. Scott Ratzan was originally published in the Financial Times on December 4, 2020. One day early next year, you may well turn on your smartphone and […]

The Conversation: COVID-19 – A global survey shows worrying signs of vaccine hesitancy

This article was published in The Conversation. It has been nine months since the World Health Organisation (WHO) declared the outbreak of COVID-19, caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus, a “public […]

Nature Medicine: A global survey of potential acceptance of a COVID-19 vaccine

This article was published by Nature Medicine and co-authored by Jeffrey V. Lazarus, Scott C. Ratzan,  Adam Palayew, Lawrence O. Gostin, Heidi J. Larson, Kenneth Rabin, Spencer Kimball & Ayman El-Mohandes.  Abstract Several coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) […]

National Center for Biotechnology Information: A global survey to assess public perceptions of government responses to COVID-19 (COVID-SCORE-10)

This article was originally published by the National Library of Medicine’s National Center for Biotechnology Information on and was co-authored by Jeffrey V Lazarus, Scott Ratzan, Adam Palayew, Francesco […]

Harvard Business Review: Why Businesses Must Help Build Trust in a Covid-19 Vaccine

This article was published by the Harvard Business Review by Rebecca Weintraub, Julie Rosenberg, Kenneth Rabin and Scott C. Ratzan Vaccine experts around the world are justifiably concerned by the lack […]