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Director of the Sealy Institute for Vaccine Sciences Dispels Vaccine Myths And Misunderstandings

We take a look into variants, boosters, and why the mRNA vaccine became the way to combat COVID.



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Today, President Biden expected to lay out a new COVID-19 strategy for the nation at 4 pm CST.

The White House is calling it a 6-pronged approach to combating the prolonged pandemic which includes:

  • Increased testing and mask-wearing
  • Keeping schools safe
  • Protecting the U.S. economy
  • And improving care for those with COVID-19.

NPR reported that Biden will also announce that all federal workers and contractors will be required to be vaccinated.

In anticipation of the President's speech, our expert is here to deal with variants, vaccines, and boosters, and the new Mu variant.


Dr. Alan Barrett

Town Square also takes a look at the breaking news that the Justice Department is suing the state of Texas over the new abortion law minutes after the announcement.

Charles “Rocky” Rhodes

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