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Devon Greyson, 2021 PEP Fellow, was recently interviewed about vaccine attitudes and dating app behavior

Devon Greyson, 2021 PEP Fellow, was recently interviewed about vaccine attitudes and dating app behavior. “I think considering the current limitations on vaccine access and worries about privilege, people queue-jumping ... the issue of vaccination being seen as a desirable trait on dating apps does raise some concerns,” Greyson said. “But on the other hand, social norms influence people’s vaccine attitudes and behavior. So sharing pro-vaccine attitudes on social media, including dating or hookup apps, is not necessarily a bad thing.” Read more at the Huffington Post.

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