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Health Experts answer vaccine questions while questions linger over planned vaccination site in Santa Ana

Voice of OC, Feb. 11, 2021

February 11, 2021

Health Experts answer vaccine questions while questions linger over planned vaccination site in Santa Ana

Meanwhile medical researchers and experts at the University of California, Irvine (UCI) sent several clear messages to the public at a Thursday educational panel on the vaccine. … UCI’s Founding Associate Dean of Research Rob Spitale said there’s “a lot of very promising data that the current vaccines … are still quite effective against the mutant viruses that  have been emerging around the world, including in the U.S.” … Other UCI panelists on Thursday included Alex Chan, UCI’s founding chair of the Department Of Clinical Pharmacy Practice, Health Sciences Assistant Clinical Professor Keri Hurley-Kim, and School of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences Founding Dean Jan Hirsch.