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Mayo Clinic Talks COVID-19 Miniseries Episode 61: Mayo Clinic Q&A: Picking Up the Pace With Rollout of COVID-19 Vaccines

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Mayo Clinic Talks Podcast

Episode 218: COVID-19 Miniseries Episode 61: Mayo Clinic Q&A: Picking Up the Pace With Rollout of COVID-19 Vaccines

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Recorded January, 2021

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Guest: Gregory A. Poland, M.D.
@drgregpoland
Host: Halena M. Gazelka, M.D.
@hmgazelkamd

 

The distribution kinks for COVID-19 vaccines are getting ironed out, says Dr. Gregory Poland, an infectious diseases expert and head of Mayo Clinic's Vaccine Research Group.
"It's a logistics nightmare, but now you're seeing a plan to administer 1 million doses a day and I think that's very achievable," says Dr. Poland. "And the production of the vaccine is just going to accelerate."

Dr. Poland also repeats the reminders about preventing transmission of COVID-19:
  • Wear a mask.
  • Wash your hands.
  • Keep your social distance. 
     
"The current estimates are that in the next four weeks, we'll probably have about another 100,000 deaths," adds Dr. Poland. "It's stunning when you think about 1 out of every 860 Americans has now died of this."  In this Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast, Dr. Poland talks more about the rollout, transmission and herd immunity, as well as fertility issues related to COVID-19, survivor brain fog and more.

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Course opens: 
03/19/2021
Course expires: 
12/29/2022
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