UO researchers share expertise on COVID-19, Oct. 18-22

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From the New York Times to the Washington Post, University of Oregon researchers have been at the forefront of media coverage around COVID-19 as journalists seek out experts on the national and world response, reaction and preparation for the virus.

Here are some of the stories featuring UO faculty members from the week of Oct. 18-22:

From Oct. 20:

UO study: University students report ‘institutional betrayal’ during the COVID-19 pandemic
Oregon Public Broadcasting: UO professor emerita Jennifer Freyd and doctoral candidate Alexis Adams-Clark are featured. The research is also cited in Psychology Today.

Vaccination falls prey to politics as Oregon’s rural and urban counties drift further apart
Oregon Public Broadcasting: UO political science professor emerita Priscilla Southwell is featured.

Vaccination falls prey to politics as Oregon’s rural and urban counties drift further apart
Oregon Public Broadcasting: Political scientist Priscilla Southwell provides expert commentary. 

From Oct. 19:

Economist: NC’s lottery had effectively no impact on state’s vaccination rates
WNCN: UO economist Ben Hansen is featured.

U.S. COVID-19 death toll tops 726,000 amid report FDA to allow people mix and match vaccine booster shots
MarketWatch: The story mentions research co-authored by UO economist Ben Hansen. The research also appears in the Latin Times