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A patient in a first-stage study of a potential vaccine for COVID-19 receives a shot in March at the Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute in Seattle. Ted S. Warren/AP hide caption

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Public Health Expert Calls To Repair Distrust In A COVID-19 Vaccine

Public health officials say a promising coronavirus vaccine is on its way in 2021. But does that matter if only half of Americans say they're willing to get such a vaccination?

A patient in a first-stage study of a potential vaccine for COVID-19 receives a shot in March at the Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute in Seattle. Ted S. Warren/AP hide caption

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Public Health Expert Calls To Repair Distrust In A COVID-19 Vaccine

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There is a seemingly never-ending variety of beetles, about 400,000 known species! imv/Getty Images hide caption

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Beetles And Wasps Vie For Title of Most Diverse Critter

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Gold medal winners Georgi Boshev, Ryan Catalfu, Ka Hei Chao, Kuan Hou Lei, Lai Tin Ming and Pak Hei Lee show off their trophies during the Pearson VUE Certiport Microsoft Office Specialist World Championship in 2016. The 2020 World Championships were cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Phelan M. Ebenhack/AP Images for Pearson hide caption

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For Gladiators Of PowerPoint, Microsoft Championship Will Have To Wait One More Year

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As a professor, musician and community advocate, Pierce Freelon has his hands in many different pots. His new children's album, D.a.D., mixes a bit of all three of his vocations for educational fun. Mark Maya/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Pierce Freelon On His Children's Album And The Legacy Of His Creative Black Family

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