Coronavirus: Vaccines, Safety and Reopening

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Will we reach President Biden's 70% vaccine rate goal?
How will the experts know when/if we will need vaccine booster shots, and if so, will that go better than the original vaccine rollout?
How long does it take to know if a holiday causes a new spike, and who will mandate masks, etc. if necessary?

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AARP National held this event for their members to discuss the COVID-19 pandemic with leading health experts.

Dr. Kathleen Neuzil, Director of the Center for Vaccine Development and Global Health at the University of Maryland, discussed the vaccine and its efficacy, and talked how effective it is against the variants. She also discussed best current practice for masks, the issue of un-vaccinated children, and her thoughts on children getting vaccinated.

Nancy LeaMond, Executive VP and Chief Advocacy and Engagment Officer at AARP, discussed what AARP is doing for their seniors during this pandemic and outlined the top 3 priorities for AARP in 2021.