Why telling stories could be a more powerful way of convincing some people to take a COVID vaccine than just the facts

Scientists don’t know exactly what percentage of the population will need to get a COVID vaccine to achieve herd immunity. Some diseases, such as whooping cough, need very high rates of vaccination between 90-95%. The rise of new, more infectious coronavirus variants might mean even more people may need to […]

More than a decade of virus research at the APS laid the groundwork for more effective COVID-19 vaccines

There is light at the end of the COVID-19 pandemic tunnel. Several vaccines against the SARS-CoV-2 virus that causes COVID-19 are now in clinical trials, with one—developed by Pfizer/BioNTech—already having been approved for emergency use in the United States. This has been the fastest development and rollout of any vaccine […]

Kourtney and Kim Kardashian Joke Penelope, North Are 'Much Cooler' Than Them

Budding fashionistas! Kourtney Kardashian’s 8-year-old daughter, Penelope, and Kim Kardashian’s 7-year-old daughter, North, threw together hilarious outfits on Sunday, December 6. See Kourtney Kardashian Daughter Penelope’s Cutest Pics “So much cooler than us @kimkardashian,” the Poosh creator, 41, captioned an Instagram photo of the little ones standing on a staircase […]