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Sabin Vaccine Institute Funds Researchers to Investigate COVID-19 Misinformation, Design Solutions to Increase Vaccine Acceptance

WASHINGTON, Jan. 13, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Sabin Vaccine Institute (Sabin) announced today that it has awarded grants to research teams in four countries to explore the social drivers of COVID-19 misinformation, and its impact on routine immunization acceptance and the acceptance of a COVID-19 vaccine. The grants are part of Sabin’s Social and […]

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Sabin Vaccine Institute financia pesquisadores para investigar desinformação sobre a COVID-19, projetar soluções para aumentar a aceitação de vacinas

WASHINGTON, Jan. 13, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — O Sabin Vaccine Institute (Sabin) anunciou hoje que concedeu subsídios a equipes de pesquisa de quatro países para explorar os fatores sociais da desinformação sobre a COVID-19 e seu impacto na aceitação rotineira da imunização e na aceitação de uma vacina contra a COVID-19. Os subsídios fazem parte […]

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Sabin Vaccine Institute finance des chercheurs pour enquêter sur la désinformation relative à la COVID-19 et concevoir des solutions en vue d’accroître l’acceptation des vaccins

WASHINGTON, 13 janv. 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Le Sabin Vaccine Institute (Sabin) a annoncé aujourd’hui avoir accordé des subventions à des équipes de recherche dans quatre pays afin d’étudier les facteurs sociaux de la désinformation sur la COVID-19 et son impact sur l’acceptation de la vaccination systématique et l’acceptation d’un vaccin contre la COVID-19. Les […]

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Rebels Attack Central African Republic Capital Amid Election Dispute

Rebels attacked the Central African Republic capital of Bangui on Wednesday, in an escalation of violence following the presidential election last month.President Faustin-Archange Touadera’s army, with the aid of Russian and Rwandan troops alongside U….

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Ugandans About to Head to Polls as Singer Challenges Museveni’s Rule

Ugandans head to the polls Thursday to cast ballots for the country’s next president. Musician-turned-politician Bobi Wine is the most prominent of 11 candidates challenging President Yoweri Museveni, who has led the country for nearly 35 years. Stab…

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Rights Group Urges Lifting Ugandan Social Media Ban

Amnesty International is calling for Ugandan officials to lift bans on social media imposed ahead of Thursday’s election.Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni announced on Tuesday that the government had shut down social media. On Jan. 9, Facebook deleted …

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Rights Groups Doubt Cameroon Military’s Massacre Investigation

Rights groups in Cameroon doubt the military’s claim it will properly investigate the latest alleged massacre of civilians by its troops.? Activists and witnesses say the military killed 10 villagers Sunday, including women and children, while attempti…

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