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Two-thirds of California prison residents offered COVID-19 vaccine accepted at least one dose, study reports
Stanford researchers find that two-thirds of residents in the state’s prisons accepted a vaccine when offered, and many who initially said no later agreed to be vaccinated.
The new issue of Stanford Medicine magazine features articles about the health repercussions of racial inequity and ways to address them.
Kerr discussed his approach to building high-performance teams, supporting his players’ well-being and the seeds of his social justice advocacy.
Members of the state’s largest ethnic group have faced greater exposure to COVID-19 and have contracted and died from the coronavirus at higher rates than non-Hispanic whites, a Stanford-led study finds.
Stanford Medicine is a test site for Pfizer’s nationwide trial of a COVID-19 vaccine in children younger than 12.