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February 2021: My reflections on the need for experts in the media during the COVID-19 pandemic and the problems when non-expert “influencers” try to step into that role. https://news.ucr.edu/articles/2021/02/03/public-health-expert-says-influencers-should-step-back

February 2021: Proud to be an invited member of the new Lancet Commission on Vaccine Refusal, Acceptance, and Demand in the USA. Read about it here: https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(21)00372-X/fulltext

Working Paper: Carpiano, R. M. (2020). “Demographic differences in US adult intentions to receive a potential coronavirus vaccine and implications for ongoing study.” https://doi.org/10.1101/2020.09.07.20190058

Op-Ed: Richard M. Carpiano and Dorit Rubinstein-Reiss (2020, May). “Anti-vaccine protests hold lessons for journalists covering rallies against shelter-in-place orders.” CalMatters. https://calmatters.org/commentary/anti-vaccine-protests-hold-lessons-for-journalists-covering-rallies-against-shelter-in-place-orders/

Op-Ed: Elaine Hernandez, Courtney Boen, and Richard M. Carpiano (2020, April): Inequities in COVID-19 are tragic but preventable. The Hill. https://thehill.com/blogs/congress-blog/healthcare/494251-inequities-in-covid-19-are-tragic-but-preventable