Town Square

A New Vaccine Against COVID And Health Experts Answer Your Questions

Pfizer’s Covid-19 vaccine is declared to be 90% effective but sub-zero storage and other issues may mean that it’s not the solution to our COVID problems and leading health experts weigh in on the vaccine as Texas surpasses one million COVID cases.

An ad for COVID-19 testing reflects on glass at a bus stop, as pedestrians walk past Pfizer world headquarters in New York on Monday Nov. 9, 2020. Pfizer says an early peek at its vaccine data suggests the shots may be 90% effective at preventing COVID-19, but it doesn’t mean a vaccine is imminent.

Town Square with Ernie Manouse airs at 3 p.m. CT. Tune in on 88.7FM or listen online. Join the discussion at 888-486-9677, questions@townsquaretalk.org or @townsquaretalk.

A new COVID-19 vaccine made by Pfizer, other new COVID research and developments as Texas becomes the first state to break past the million case mark over the weekend. Global health expert and chair and president of ACCESS Health International, Dr. William Haseltine, walks us through what this means for the oncoming winter season.

In the second half of the show, UTHealth epidemiologist Dr. Catherine Troisi answers your COVID questions.

Town Square with Ernie Manouse is a gathering space for the community to come together and discuss the day's most important and pressing issues.

Audio from today’s show will be available after 5 p.m. CT. We also offer a free podcast here, on iTunes, and other apps.

Subscribe to Today in Houston

Fill out the form below to subscribe our new daily editorial newsletter from the HPM Newsroom.

* required

 

This article is part of the Town Square with Ernie Manouse podcast

  • Subscribe on Apple Podcasts
  • Subscribe on Google Podcasts
  • Subscribe on Spotify
  • Subscribe on Stitcher
  • Subscribe on TuneIn
  • Subscribe on iHeart
  • Subscribe on Pandora
  • Subscribe on RadioPublic
  • Subscribe on Pocket Casts
  • Subscribe on Overcast
  • Subscribe on Amazon Music
  • Subscribe via RSS

Share