Announcing Research 101 | UMR Answers Common Questions About NIH Research in this New Fact Sheet Series
Why Invest in NIH Research? | UMR Offers Fact Sheets Explaining Why Congress Must #keepNIHstrong
Read UMR's Statement on the House Appropriations Committee's Passage of FY23 Labor-HHS Funding Bill
NIH's Role In Sustaining the U.S. Economy | 2022 Update Now Available

A participant in the NIH 2019-2020 Medical Research Scholars Program.

Photo Credit: National Institutes of Health

About This Photo

This chart shows how younger people are lagging in getting COVID vaccinations in Mass.

Experts say it’s important for younger people to get COVID-19 vaccinations—to prevent from getting sick, losing work days, paying high medical bills, and possibly passing on the virus to others who are vulnerable. Said Howard Koh, Harvey V. Fineberg Professor of the Practice of Public Health at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, “It’s critical to maximize vaccination in younger age groups and make it the new social norm.”