Monica Wang, Boston University The global anti-vaccine movement and vaccine hesitancy that accelerated during the COVID-19 pandemic show no signs of abating. According to a survey of U.S. adults, Americans in October 2023 were less likely to view approved vaccines as safe than they were in April 2021. As vaccine confidence falls, health misinformation continues to spread like wildfire on …
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The Ben L. Silberstein Institute for Brain Health will find its home within Wayne State University’s Integrative Biosciences Center, under the leadership of Dr. David Rosenberg.
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