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Black adults, along with young adults, are the most likely to say they want to “wait and see” how the COVID-19 vaccine is working for other people before getting vaccinated themselves. 
A third of those who have not yet been vaccinated have heard at least one of three inaccurate claims about the vaccine and either believe the misinformation or aren’t sure if it is true.
Most U.S. adults who have not yet gotten vaccinated say they do not have enough information about when to get a COVID-19 vaccine once they are eligible. 
Doctors, nurses, and health care providers are the source where most people say they will likely to turn for information when deciding to get a COVID-19 vaccine. 
New & Noteworthy
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    This analysis summarizes recent interviews with marketplace navigators and other consumer assistance professionals, who offered observations about the 2021 Open Enrollment period, discussed general and pandemic-specific challenges facing consumers seeking coverage, and offered suggestions to improve enrollment outcomes.

  • Patterns in COVID-19 Cases and Deaths in Long-Term Care Facilities in 2020

    This analysis assesses when new LTCF cases and deaths were highest in states across the country in 2020, as well as how national trends in LTCF COVID-19 cases/deaths compare to national trends in overall COVID-19 cases/deaths in 2020.

  • Donor Government Funding for Family Planning in 2019

    Donor government support for global family planning efforts totaled US$1.50 billion in 2018, up 19% from 2017 (US$1.26 billion) – and the highest level since tracking efforts began following the London Summit on Family Planning in 2012.

  • The Coverage Gap: Uninsured Poor Adults in States that Do Not Expand Medicaid

    In states that do not implement the Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), many adults will fall into a “coverage gap” of earning too much to qualify for Medicaid but not enough to qualify for Marketplace premium tax credits. Nationwide, 2.2 million poor uninsured adults are in this situation.

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Long-Term Care Facilities Battled Rising COVID-19 Cases In Weeks Leading Up to Roll Out of Vaccines to Residents and Staff

Approximately three-quarters of reporting states with trend-able data (28 of 38) experienced their highest average weekly number of new coronavirus cases in long-term care facilities in November or December 2020.

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