Fox5: "I did not think that we’d be at a point where a third of American adults would basically look at the last year and a half, look at the fact that we have these incredible vaccines that are available and widely available, easy to get, free, and say ‘no thank you,’" said Dr. Ashish Jha, dean of Brown University’s School of Public Health.
The New York Times: “I don’t wear a mask hanging out with other vaccinated people,” said Dr. Ashish K. Jha, dean of the Brown University School of Public Health. “I don’t even think about it. I’m going to the office with a bunch of people, and they’re all vaccinated. I’m not worried about it.”
CNN: This article includes commentary from "The Delta Variant: Discussion and Q&A," a virtual event hosted by the School of Public Health featuring Dean Ashish Jha, virologist Dr. Paul Offit, and STAT News’ Helen Branswell.
USA Today: The CDC presented the data from Barnstable County – really the party town of Provincetown – very badly, said Dr. Ashish Jha, dean of the Brown University School of Public Health, and Dr. Paul Offit, a vaccine expert at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, who spoke Tuesday in a public conversation.
Newsmax: It is not some "crazy new idea" to mandate vaccines for people in different professions, and the COVID-19 vaccine should not be treated any differently, Brown University School of Public Health Dr. Ashish Jha said on Newsmax Tuesday while advocating shot requirements for teachers and others.
Washington Post: As Ashish Jha, dean of the Brown University School of Public Health, recently put it, “a lot of quote, unquote, hesitant people, when you push them a little bit, they don’t cry foul. They don’t claim that this is a huge violation of their civil liberties, they just get vaccinated.”
CNN: "For any other disease, you would not turn to your political leader for medical advice," Dr. Ashish Jha, dean of the Brown University School of Public Health, told CNN's Pamela Brown on Monday. "Politicians should really let the public health and physician leaders move forward on how to get this thing under control."
Rather than a one-size-fits-all approach to get people who are skeptical of the COVID-19 vaccine to get their shots, more efforts should be made to understand why people are refusing the shots instead of labeling them as anti-vaxxers or saying they're entrenched in their views, Dr. Ashish Jha, the dean of the Brown University School of Public Health, told Newsmax Monday.
CNN: "It's a medical and public health challenge, and politicians should really let the public health and physician leaders move forward on how to get this thing under control,” said Dean of the School of Public Health Dr. Ashish Jha.
The New York Times: Dr. Ashish Jha, dean of the Brown University School of Public Health, told me he’s scoured the literature and hasn’t found any example of a vaccine whose side effects take more than two months to show up.