COVID Vaccines: Clearing the Air


COVID Vaccines: Clearing the Air, a one-hour Virtual Town Hall offered the public around the country an opportunity to ask and get answers to their questions about COVID-19 Variants and the vaccines.

The live town hall was co-hosted by Dr. Michael Zinner M.D., Executive Medical Director, Miami Cancer Institute; and Health Channel host Olga Villaverde.

The panel of health and medical experts included:

• Dr. Anthony S. Fauci, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) Director

• Dr. Geeta Nayyar, Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Miami

• Dr. Kavita Patel, Primary Care Physician, Brookings Institution

• Dr. Carlos del Rio, Executive Associate Dean at Emory University School of Medicine

The experts discussed viewer concerns over COVID-19 vaccines, including: the spread of the Delta Variant, the need for booster shots, keeping children safe, the vaccine and fertility, COVID-19 variants, and immunocompromised patients.

Sponsored in part by Thermo Fisher Scientific and Baptist Health.

Original live broadcast on August 18, 2021.

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Title: COVID Vaccines: Clearing the Air

Format: Video

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Type: Full Program

Subject(s): Coronavirus

Public Broadcasting Station or Institution: South Florida PBS

Original Broadcast/Publish Date: 08/18/2021

Runtime: 00:56:46

Main Asset File Size: 23.86 GB

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Language: English


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