Abram L. Wagner is a Research Assistant Professor of Epidemiology, University of Michigan. Wagner studies the predictors of vaccine-preventable disease incidence, with a particular focus on vaccine hesitancy, at the University of Michigan School of Public Health.
Russia’s announcement that a fast-tracked COVID-19 vaccine is registered there, with plans for quick distribution in the general population this fall, is being condemned by scientists worldwide. Findings from scientific studies of this vaccine, named “Sputnik V,” are not available. Large safety and efficacy trials are only now getting underway. But despite only two months […]