Tipsheet: Covering COVID-19 Vaccines

Since December, the pandemic news cycle has revolved around one thing: vaccines. This article provides tips to keep in mind and resources to bookmark, for both veteran science writers and journalists just now wading into the vaccine beat.

Pandemic tracking for all

As her final assignment for the Entrepreneurial Journalism Creators Program at the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY, Betsy reflected on why she started the COVID-19 Data Dispatch and lessons she learned through the 100-day Creators Program.

The State of State Antigen Test Reporting

Antigen tests are becoming a major tool for rapid COVID-19 testing. But currently, many states are not clearly distinguishing their antigen tests from PCR tests in their public reporting, which makes it challenging to see the true impact of either test type.

27 factors that make you vulnerable to COVID-19

Using data from the CDC, public health resources, and reporting, Stacker compiled a list of 27 population groups that are vulnerable to COVID-19. For each group, Stacker compiled data on this population’s distribution across the United States.