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Vaccine boosters target omicron, and writer Erika L. Sanchez (Sept. 6, 2022)

On Tuesday’s show: Who should get newly approved COVID-19 boosters that target the omicron variant? Then, Carolyn Evans-Shabazz answers questions about issues facing the city. And we talk with writer Erika L. Sanchez.


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On Tuesday’s show: The FDA has approved new versions of two COVID-19 vaccine boosters that target the omicron variant. A local infectious disease expert tells us who should get them and when.

Also this hour: Officials for the Houston Police Department and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services are trying to locate 11 unaccompanied migrant children who went missing while under sponsor care here in Houston.

Then, Carolyn Evans-Shabazz, who represents District D on the Houston City Council, answers listener questions about issues facing the city.

And writer Erika L. Sanchez, author of the novel I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter, talks about her new memoir, Crying in the Bathroom. She’ll be in Houston Sept. 12 for an event with Inprint.

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Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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