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COVID-19 AMA: J&J Latest, vaccine demand and more

KPCC, April 23, 2021 (Audio)

April 23, 2021

COVID-19 AMA: J&J Latest, vaccine demand and more

In our continuing series looking at the latest medical research and news on COVID-19, Larry Mantle speaks with Shruti Gohil, M.D., professor of medicine and associate medical director for epidemiology and infection prevention at UC Irvine’s School of Medicine. Topics today include:
o We know even more about the effectiveness of vaccines
o The FDA and CDC expected to advise on J&J vaccine today
o For some states, vaccine demand is actually down
o UC and Cal State campuses will require students to be vaccinated in the fall