In our continuing series looking at the latest medical research and news on COVID-19, host Larry Mantle speaks with Dr. Dean Blumberg from UC Davis Children’s Hospital. We also check in with a public health correspondent to break down where the various covid variants stand and what it will take to keep them at bay in the U.S.
Today’s topics include:
How can the US keep new covid strains in check?
Hospitals are low on oxygen supply. Why?
Novavax vaccine appears effective against virus and new strains
Johnson & Johnson vaccine 66% effective against moderate and severe illness
Anna Maria Barry-Jester, senior public health correspondent at Kaiser Health News, her recent piece is titled, “Can the US Keep Covid Variants in Check? Here’s What it Takes;” she tweets @annabarryjester
Dean Blumberg, M.D., professor of medicine and chief of Pediatric Infectious Diseases at UC Davis Children’s Hospital