Nancy Townsley

The Top 10 Reasons To Get Vaccinated Against COVID (Annotated, 2021)

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Either you’re fully vaccinated by now or you’ve decided against it (or you’re under 12). For the unvaccinated, read Nancy Townsley’s reasons to just go get the vaccine already.   1. The Common Good For pity’s sake, people. We’re in the middle of the worst public health crisis of our lifetime. Getting a vaccination isn’t ... Read the full article
Nancy Townsley

Nancy Townsley is a longtime community newspaper journalist living in a floating home on the Multnomah Channel near Portland, Oregon. Her work has appeared in Brain, Child Magazine, NAILED Magazine, The Riveter Magazine, Elephant Journal, The Manifest-Station, and Brave on the Page: Oregon Writers on Craft and the Creative Life (2012, Forest Avenue Press). She is working on a novel about a journalist-turned-activist in a time of devalued news.

Millions Are Rejecting One of Humanity’s Best Weapons for Saving Lives: Vaccines

Vaccines have successfully curtailed viral diseases for decades. But as COVID-19 vaccination hesitancy shows, mistrust and misinformation continue to put lives at risk.

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If shipping were a country, it would rank between Japan and Germany as the sixth-largest contributor to global carbon dioxide emissions. These innovations can help.