COVID-19 Vaccine Information
Use this guide to find trusted and reliable news sources related to the Coronavirus COVID-19 vaccine.
Learn more about approved vaccines and the vaccination program from Medline Plus COVID-19 Vaccines.
The Johns Hopkins University & Medicine Vaccines: Coronavirus Resource Center includes a vaccine tracker, FAQs, and information about the vaccine development timeline.
Maryland Department of Health’s covidLINK has COVID-19 Vaccine information including vaccine priority groups, vaccine supply information, and benefits to receiving the vaccine.
The Maryland Insurance Administration’s Commissioner reminds all Marylanders that they cannot be billed for COVID-19 vaccinations.
Maryland’s Vaccination plan has been submitted to the CDC. On December 3, Governor Larry Hogan said on ABC’s Good Morning America, “Our plan, which we submitted to the CDC, prioritizes the most vulnerable, so our front line healthcare workers, our nursing homes, then first responders, and as they come in, we just start working our way down that pyramid of a list. And so we’re hoping to get maybe 300,000 [vaccines] by the end of December and then hopefully it’s going to really ramp up from there as production starts to accelerate.”
Centers for Disease Control Prevention (CDC)
The CDC website has a collection of reliable information about vaccines, including Understanding How COVID-19 Vaccines Work and How CDC Is Making COVID-19 Vaccine Recommendations.
Operation Warp Speed
Operation Warp Speed is a public-private partnership initiated by the U.S. government to accelerate the development, manufacturing, and distribution of COVID-19 vaccines. The Department of Health & Human Services Operation Warp Speed Fact Sheet includes more details about the plan and timeline.
Read more in the following articles about the disparity and racial equity issues surrounding the COVID-19 vaccine.
“Views Of A Potential COVID-19 Vaccine” starts on page 16 of Race Health and Covid-19: The Views and Experiences of Black Americans (PDF)
Misinformation & Myths
Published by Harvard’s School of Public Health, Establishing the Truth: Vaccines, Social Media, and the Spread of Misinformation explains where misinformation comes from, how it’s spread, and how to combat it.
AP has debunked common myths and misinformation in Debunked COVID-19 myths survive online, despite facts and the NOT REAL NEWS series.
The Consumer Protection Bureau is cautioning against vaccine-related scams.
COVID-19: Links You Can Trust
Use this guide to find trusted and reliable news sources related to Coronavirus COVID-19.
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