Vaccines and Asian American and Pacific Islanders




Full Event

Highlight Clips

What are the reasons to get a vaccine? If someone is struggling to decide, what advice do you share?
How do public health officials balance the messaging on the vaccines; to be cautious yet encouraging?
Are there lessons from abroad about vaccines?


AARP National held this event for their members to provide important information and resources on the COVID-19 pandemic, particularly for the Asian-American/Pacific Islander community, from leading health experts around the nation. They talked about the pause in the J&J vaccines due to the side effects. Dr. Kanaya talked about reasons for getting the vaccine and why people should trust it. Daphne spoke on what AARP is doing to help members during this public health crisis. They discussed the differences between Pfizer and Moderna vaccines. They talked about what members can do to help fight scams and misinformation during this pandemic.