In this live Q&A, Dear Pandemic contributing scientists Drs. Malia Jones & Jennifer Beam Dowd will be tackling more pandemic questions from our readers. If you have a question, put it in our question box at www.dearpandemic.org!
We are *very* excited to announce that we have live closed captioning and #ASL interpretation available during the Livestream, provided by Bridges for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing. We’re so grateful for this opportunity to help us get the word out to more people who need reliable COVID info!
➡️ Welcome, Intros, and Announcements (0:00-1:24)
➡️ Mink Industry and COVID-19 (1:24-3:41)
➡️ Info on ASL Interpreter, Closed Captioning, Community Survey, Newsletter, & Question Box (3:41-6:28)
➡️ Deaths associated with COVID-19 vaccination (6:29-13:45)
➡️ Interpretation of study results, how trials work, & side effects (13:45-19:59)
➡️ New COVID-19 variants & surface transmission (20:16-25:12)
➡️ Should we boost our masking practices?(25:12-26:46)
➡️ Should my healthy 86-yr-old mom get vaccinated? (26:46-29:12)