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‘We do have the best vaccine in human history…’ says vaccine expert

Experts continue to address perceived concerns surrounding J&J, Pfizer, and Moderna vaccines, and how to gather safely this time of year amid the Omicron surge.

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Tuesday, President Biden announced the government will provide free at-home COVID-19 tests in order to combat the contagious Omicron variant.

After a surge of calls on our previous episode regarding concerns over vaccines, boosters, and the variant; we continue to take a deeper dive into the latest news regarding the virus.

Our COVID experts stress the importance of meeting in outdoor gatherings for the holidays, staying masked, and getting booster shots to combat the spread.

We also heard from listener Amber, a single mother of a two-year-old, who has tested positive twice for COVID using an at-home test kit.

Dr. Susan McLellan walks her through the steps about the best ways to protect her child from the virus.

Dr. Pei-Yong Shi

  • Professor and John Sealy Distinguished Chair in Innovations in Molecular Biology at the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB)

Dr. Susan McLellan

  • Medical Director of the Biocontainment Treatment Unit
  • Director of Biosafety for Research-related Infectious Pathogens at UTMB Health

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