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Evidence and experts to help you understand today’s public health news—and what it means for tomorrow.

Dec 17, 2020

While there’s light at the end of the tunnel with the first COVID vaccines being administered to US health care workers, the next few months will be difficult in terms of sickness and loss of life. Dr. Michael Osterholm, an infectious disease expert and part of President-Elect Biden’s COVID-19 Advisory Board, talks with Stephanie Desmon about the critical place we’re in now, the sacrifices necessary for this “COVID Christmas,” and ways to safely get as many people as possible to a time with widespread vaccination and low community transmission of COVID-19.

KEYWORDS: vaccine authorization; health communication; vaccine hesitancy