Brian ResnickResearch and development into the Covid-19 vaccine technology costs billions. Just as important (and much cheaper!) is the investment in social science research, to build trust in the vaccine process
Brian ResnickThe biggest thing missing in the Covid-19 vaccine development process is the public's trust.
Why adenovirus and mRNA vaccines could start a revolution.
Brian ResnickSome of the vaccines being tested for Covid-19 are completely new technologies. vox.com/2020/8/13/2135… If they work, they may change how we make (and how quickly we can make) vaccines in the future. by @umairfan
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Brian ResnickHave you been wondering about Covid-19 antibodies, killer-T cells, and what it all means for immunity, vaccines, and the future of it all?
O, boy, do @umairfan and I have the explainer for you!
Brian Resnick“What we are trying to say is, well, let’s not worry about whether you call it aerosol or whether you call it a droplet ... It is in the air and you inhale it."
Brian ResnickOne of the clearest takeaways I got from reporting this story:
When it comes to communicating with the public, the language we use to describe what a virus does in the air is just bad and confusing.