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84% of young people willing to get vaccinated

Data from a MyVoice national survey has found that the percentage of young people who say they're willing to get vaccinated has risen to 84%.
STI prevention, STI

Why does the U.S. need an STI National Strategic Plan?

Open Access Government discusses STI prevention in the U.S., and the benefits and priorities of the STI National Strategic Plan 2021-2025.
U.S. Astronomical sciences

U.S. Astronomical Sciences: Ensuring scientific excellence for all

Open Access Government discusses how the U.S. NSF’s Division of Astronomical Sciences continues to break boundaries in research and discovery, yet remains conscious of its social and environmental impact The National Science Foundations’ (NSF) Division of Astronomical Sciences (AST) continues to fulfil its mission of supporting forefront research in ground-based...
advancement of science

Advancing science and serving society in the U.S.

Open Access Government explores the work of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), and how the organisation continues to ensure that all of society benefit from scientific innovation.
cybersecurity protections

Smart cities are only as smart as their cybersecurity protections

Adrian Crawley, VP of Synack’s EMEA region, looks at the challenges ‘green’ measures place on cybersecurity protections, vehicle safety, data, city planning, personal information and payments and how a collaborative approach is needed to overcome them.

When the Venezuelan refugee crisis collides with a viral pandemic

Nishat spoke to Laura Fatio, co-founder of Refúgio 343, who discusses her work to support the Venezuelan refugee crisis in Brazil and how COVID changed things.
US transportation

What challenges lie ahead for Biden’s aim to decarbonise US transportation?

Dr Gavin Bailey and Sydnee Grushack from Eunomia explore the challenges that the Biden administration faces as it looks to make the US transportation system more sustainable.
education inequality, o-lab

The app going up against centuries of education inequality

Nishat spoke to Tania Rosas who launched O-lab, the app created to fight education inequality for Indigenous students.
get COVID-19 vaccine

Third of Americans say they are unlikely to get COVID-19 vaccine

A new study by the University of California, Davis has found that a third of Americans are either unlikely or hesitant to get a COVID-19 vaccine when it becomes available.
Drug prices

Drug prices in the U.S. are 2.56 times higher

Prescription drug prices in the United States are 2.56 times higher than in other countries, according to a new RAND Corporation report.
UK bans flights, latin

UK bans flights from Latin American countries over Brazilian mutation

The UK has banned Latin American countries and Portugal from travelling to the UK as of today (15 January), over increasing fears about the Brazilian COVID-19 mutations.
COVID-19 superspreaders

College campuses at risk of becoming COVID-19 superspreaders in U.S.

College campuses in the U.S are at risk of becoming COVID-19 superspreaders for their entire county, according to a new study.
Food insufficiency

Food insufficiency linked to depression and anxiety during pandemic

25% rise in food insufficiency during the COVID-19 pandemic linked to increased mental health issues, according to a new study.
u.s. agriculture

National Institute of Food and Agriculture: Stimulating innovation in American agriculture

Open Access Government explores the work that the National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) is doing to sustain and advance U.S. agriculture.
COVID-19 guidelines

Republicans more likely to follow COVID-19 guidelines for themselves

New research from the UBC Sauder School of Business suggests that Republicans are more likely to follow COVID-19 guidelines to protect themselves rather than for their community.
ethnic minority populations, racism

7% of US schools in poorer, ethnic minority populations will open

Data suggests that only 7% of US schools in poorer, ethnic minority populations will open fully this Autumn - policy-makers are struggling between access to education and protection from infection.
safety of the us voting, barcoding tech

Preserving the integrity, accuracy and safety of the US voting process

Michael Sparks, Director of Government Sales at Zebra Technologies, explains how the safety of the US voting process can be improved with specific technology.
natural hair discrimination, racism

Natural hair discrimination still limits opportunities for Black women

New research confirms that Black women continue to face natural hair discrimination, making Black women with straightened hair more likely to get hired.
prison COVID-19

COVID-19 prison death rate three times higher than general US population

COVID-19 cases and deaths in federal and state prisons are significantly higher than in general US population, according to researchers from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
covid-related discrimination

COVID-related discrimination against racial minorities has doubled

According to a new study from the USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences, COVID-related discrimination against racial minorities has increased from March to April 2020.

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