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In 2021 COVID-19 Vaccine Offers Hope, While Misinformation Undermines Public Health

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Throughout 2021 health experts have grappled with both COVID-19 and misinformation about public health measures. Transforming Health’s Brett Sholtis looks at how this interfered with efforts to stop the virus and keep people safe.

Read the full story at: https://www.witf.org/2021/12/30/top-stories-of-2021-covid-19-vaccine-offers-hope-while-misinformation-undermines-public-health/

(Original air-date: 12/30/21)

Brett Sholtis is a health reporter for WITF/Transforming Health. Sholtis is the 2021-2022 Reveal Benjamin von Sternenfels Rosenthal Grantee for Mental Health Investigative Journalism with the Rosalynn Carter Fellowships for Mental Health Journalism. His award-winning work on problem areas in mental health policy and policing helped to get a woman moved from a county jail to a psychiatric facility. Sholtis is a University of Pittsburgh graduate and a Pennsylvania Army National Guard Kosovo campaign veteran.