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Media Resources

  • FACT SHEET - Moderna Vaccine Trial at GW (PDF)
  • EXPERT LIST - GW Experts Available for Media Interviews on COVID-19 Vaccines and Related Topics

Media Contacts
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GW Research Resources 

Vaccine Mis- & Disinformation Online

"The online competition between pro- and anti-vaccination views" 

Neil Johnson, Professor of Physics in the GW Columbian College of Arts and Sciences, Institute for Data, Democracy & Politics

"Facebook Pages, the “Disneyland” Measles Outbreak, and Promotion of Vaccine Refusal as a Civil Right, 2009–2019"
American Journal of Public Health
David Broniatowski, Associate Professor, GW School of Engineering and Applied Science, Institute for Data, Democracy & Politics

"SMPA Professor Will Use Google Gift to Fight Vaccine Misinformation"
GW Today
Ethan Porter, Assistant Professor, GW School of Media and Public Affairs, Institute for Data, Democracy & Politics

COVID-19 Vaccine Safety and Efficacy

"Efficacy and Safety of the mRNA-1273 SARS-CoV-2 Vaccine" 
The New England Journal of Medicine
David Diemert, Professor of Medicine, School of Medicine & Health Sciences (co-author with the COVE Study Group)

Healthcare Systems Responding to Public Health Emergencies

"Should a reformed system be prepared for public health emergencies, and what does that mean anyway?" 
The Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics
Jeffrey Levi, Professor of Health Policy and Management, Milken Institute School of Public Health

"Healthcare system disaster preparedness, part 1: readiness planning" 
Journal of Nursing Administration
Karen Drenkard, Associate Professor of Nursing, School of Nursing

Vaccine Mandates & Laws

"Social Distancing and the Unvaccinated" 
The New England Journal of Medicine
Y. Tony Yang, Executive Director of the Center for Center for Health Policy and Media Engagement

"Do Stricter Immunization Laws Improve Coverage? Evidence from the Repeal of Non-medical Exemptions for School Mandated Vaccines"
National Bureau of Economic Research
Avi Dor, Professor of Health Policy and Management and Economics



COVID-19 Vaccine(s) Research

Journal Publications

An mRNA Vaccine against SARS-CoV-2 — Preliminary Report

The New England Journal of Medicine
November 12, 2020

Safety and Immunogenicity of SARS-CoV-2 mRNA-1273 Vaccine in Older Adults

The New England Journal of Medicine

September 29, 2020