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Social Determinants of Health and COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy in Marginalized Groups

By Haley Utendorfer and Abhilasha Khatri December 8, 2021

  As of Dec. 2, 5,224,655 worldwide have died from COVID-19, and the numbers only continue to rise. At first, vaccines seemed to be a light at the end of the tunnel. However, doses of Pfizer,...

Students, Diana Fierro and Kinzey Brice tabling at the U of U get involved fair to distribute information about the COVID-19 Vaccine on Sept. 3, 2021 in front of the A. Ray Olpin Union building in Salt Lake City. (Photo by Jack Gambassi | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

U Adds COVID-19 to List of Required Vaccinations

By Natalie Colby and Kayleigh Silverstein September 2, 2021

  Following the FDA approval of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine and student pressure, the University of Utah will now require students to be fully vaccinated against measles, mumps, rubella and now...

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Buening: We Need to Carry Public Health Lessons Into the Future

By Sarah Buening, Assistant Opinion Editor August 31, 2021

  Less than a year and a half ago, none of us could have imagined the mark COVID-19 would leave on our world. Now, we are only beginning to emerge from one of the most confusing and unique chapters...

Interacting face-to-face with masks on. (Photo by Hailey Danielson | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Vaccinating the U Community: Protecting Against the Delta Variant of COVID-19

By Lizzy Seitz, News Writer August 19, 2021

  Fall 2021 at the University of Utah is going to look different from last year. The U is hoping to provide students with a fully in-person experience if they would prefer that to an online format.  This...

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Brown: If You’re Vaccinated Lose the Mask

By Jackson Brown, Opinion Writer June 10, 2021

  When the COVID-19 vaccines came out, I, like many others, researched vaccine effectiveness and then got vaccinated as soon as possible. With the CDC’s announcement that it’s okay for vaccinated...

Ashton and Jordan Peterson enjoying the water at Hot Springs Pool in Saratoga Springs, UT on May 29, 2021. (Photo by Silvana Peterson | Daily Utah Chronicle)

Kincart: Take a Break This Summer

By Sydney Kincart, Print Chief, Opinion Writer May 12, 2021

  We finally made it through one of the most difficult school years to date. We endured mental, physical, emotional and financial hardships as we pursued education during the pandemic. We managed...

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Hibben: The US is Morally Obligated to Share Its Excess Vaccines

By Aya Hibben, Opinion Writer May 11, 2021

  Over 3 million people worldwide have died from COVID-19 as of the writing of this article. The United States has vaccinated close to half of the population. But even after the entire population...

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Alexander: Take Women’s Health Seriously

By CJ Alexander, Opinion Editor May 4, 2021

  For the past few weeks, alarms have been raised over the safety of the AstraZeneca and Johnson & Johnson vaccines, due to the observed risk of thrombosis— deep vein blood clots. While...