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The Back Story

Jun 14, 2021

As more Americans begin to feel more comfortable relaxing restrictions and mandates related to COVID-19, we take an in-depth and accurate look at where we stand in the fight against the virus. This episode we welcome Dr. Priya Nori to give us an expert perspective. Dr. Priya Nori is an Associate Professor of Medicine and Orthopedic Surgery at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. She serves as Medical Director of the Antimicrobial Stewardship Program and outpatient parenteral antibiotic therapy program at Montefiore Health System and is Program Director of the Infectious Diseases fellowship program.

We also cover:

(5:50) How mRNA vaccines work, (11:49) vaccine elitism and the argument for the Johnson and Johnson vaccine, (14:00) how often will we need to get a COVID-19 vaccine, (18:02) COVID-19 in India, (29:46) vaccinating the world, and (33:10) what needs to happen for life to return to normal.

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