AARP Telephone Town Hall in response to the Coronavirus Crisis




Full Event

Highlight Clips

Dr. Collins answers questions about when to expect a COVID-19 vaccine and who will get the vaccine first.
Dr. Collins answers a question about the difference between emergency use authorization and regular FDA approval.
Dr. Collins answers questions about how long vaccine immunity will last.


AARP National hosted this Access Live event for members to discuss the COVID-19 pandemic and upcoming holiday season. This event featured experts from the National Institutes of Health, Dr. Anthony Fauci and Dr. Francis Collins, who provided important information and resources and addressed participant questions and concerns. Topics of discussion included current COVID-19 vaccine progress, recent data suggesting 95% vaccine efficacy, vaccine distribution, and differences in the flu and COVID-19 symptoms.