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Scatterplot chart showing how states with more barriers to the COVID-19 vaccine also do fewer “vaccine” searches
Scatterplot chart showing how states with more barriers to the COVID-19 vaccine also do fewer “vaccine” searches
Surgo Ventures found that states with higher COVID-19 vaccine barriers also did fewer vaccine searches.

Analysis finds areas of the U.S. that face many vaccine barriers also showed lower demand for the vaccine


Giving policymakers insights on the public reaction to regulatory milestones

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Investigating how Americans responded to the socioeconomic uncertainties of COVID-19

A person conducts a Google search on a laptop
A person conducts a Google search on a laptop
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To get to herd immunity, we need to take a psychobehavioral approach, tackle people’s barriers and get local


The results of our national survey show the top anticipated barriers are are appointment availability, not having the time to get vaccinated, and concerns over cost

Surgo Ventures five psychobehavioral segments illustrate why looking at demographics isn’t enough to overcome vaccine hesitancy.


Factors linked to mental health deterioration include personality, worries about catching COVID-19, susceptibility to conspiracy theories, and level of online/social media interaction

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  • 55% of people reported feeling worse in their mental health compared…


Surgo Ventures projects vaccination rates will plateau in April— before we reach herd immunity

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Stories of community vulnerability include a single mother in Texas with dirty drinking water, a father in the Mississippi Delta delivering food to hungry neighbors, and more


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