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What to know about COVID vaccines & new variants

Stephaun Wallace, PhD, MS and Lisa Fitzpatrick, MD, MPH explain how effective COVID vaccines are against new variants of the virus.

Black doctors, nurses and researchers dispel misinformation and provide accessible facts about the #COVID#vaccines​ in this new living library of FAQ videos to help Black Americans with this important decision. More videos and voices will be added as new questions arise and information becomes available.

THE CONVERSATION #BetweenUsAboutUs​ is produced by KFF (Kaiser Family Foundation), a nonprofit organization focusing on national health issues (no affiliation with Kaiser Permanente), and presented by KFF’s Greater Than COVID public information initiative and the Black Coalition Against COVID (BCAC). Rhea Boyd, MD, MPH, a pediatrician and public health advocate, and Reed Tuckson, MD, Founding Member, BCAC, co-developed the series with KFF and BCAC.

For more information go to:​ Lisa Fitzpatrick, MD, MPH of @Grapevine Health is an infectious disease physician and CDC-trained epidemiologist. Stephaun Wallace, PhD, MS, Research Epidemiologist and Clinical Assistant Professor, Global Health at the University of Washington. Dr. Wallace is also director of external relations of both the HIV Vaccine Trials Network and the COVID-19 Prevention Network.

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This information is shared for educational purposes only and should not be used as a substitute for professional medical advice. The views expressed are those of the featured medical professional and reflect information available to that professional at time of filming (March 18, 2021). Always consult a health care provider for any personal health decisions.

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