COVID-19 Vaccination Rates Among Adults With Vision, Hearing Disabilities

JAMA Ophthalmology

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 11 A.M. (ET), THURSDAY, AUGUST 11, 2022

Media advisory: The full study is linked to this news release.

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About The Study: The findings of this survey study suggest that COVID-19 vaccine initiation is lower among adults with vision or hearing disabilities compared with adults without disabilities. This information may inform initiatives to promote equitable and accessible vaccination.

Authors: Kea Turner, Ph.D., M.P.H., M.A., of the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Florida, is the corresponding author.

 

(doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2022.3041)

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