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Lack of Data on Covid-19 Vaccines and Periods Inspired Two Feminist Scientists to Learn More

A long history of dismissing women’s experiences in medicine may be limiting reported side effects in clinical trials

a Black woman wearing a blue sleeveless top receives a bandaid after receiving a vaccination from a white-appearing woman whose face is away from the camera

Vaccine trials include tens of thousands of people in phase 3 to ensure that even rare side effects are more…



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Tara Haelle

Tara Haelle is a science journalist, public speaker, and author of Vaccination Investigation and The Informed Parent. Follow her at @tarahaelle.