Vaccines: FDA Approval, Kids Under 12, Boosters & Side Effects Explained (with Mark McClellan)
Andy and former FDA commissioner Dr. Mark McClellan detail the next big moves in the COVID battle including FDA approvals, what’s happening with clinical trials for kids, boosters, mandates, and what the adverse reporting system really says about vaccine safety. Plus, they discuss the #COVIDSafeZones initiative launched with 30 other public officials.
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Check out these resources from today’s episode:
- Read Kayla Chadwick’s article that Andy mentions in today’s episode: https://www.huffpost.com/entry/i-dont-know-how-to-explain-to-you-that-you-should_b_59519811e4b0f078efd98440
- Learn more about the plan for COVID-19 booster shots: https://www.cdc.gov/media/releases/2021/s0818-covid-19-booster-shots.html
- Here’s the website for the COVID Collaborative: https://www.covidcollaborative.us/
- Read what Andy, Mark, and John Bridgeland wrote about #COVIDSafeZones in Yahoo! News: https://news.yahoo.com/former-government-officials-issue-national-142600426.html
- PoltiFact debunked a viral TikTok video that claimed VAERS data showed 6,000 deaths from the COVID-19 vaccine: https://www.politifact.com/factchecks/2021/aug/09/tiktok-posts/no-truth-vaers-system-shows-6000-died-because-covi/
- Find a COVID-19 vaccine site near you: https://www.vaccines.gov/
- Order Andy’s book, Preventable: The Inside Story of How Leadership Failures, Politics, and Selfishness Doomed the U.S. Coronavirus Response: https://us.macmillan.com/books/9781250770165
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