CORONAVIRUS VACCINE: REALITY VS. RUMOR

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Dr. Roy answered a question about people who are hesitant to get the vaccine.
Dr. Roy answered a question about a booster shot for the COVID vaccine.
Alex Mahadevan and Amy Nofziger answered a question about how to spot a scam.

About

AARP hosted this Access Live event to provide important information for members on the COVID-19 pandemic. The event featured Joan Lunden, journalist, author and TV host; Dr. Lipi Roy, Medical Director of COVID Isolation and Quarantine Sites in New York City; Alex Mahadevan, Senior Multimedia Reporter at MediaWise; and Amy Nofziger, the director of the AARP Fraud Helpline. They discussed some scams that were common during the pandemic and addressed various rumors related to the vaccines. Dr. Roy discussed her best argument for those hesitant in getting the vaccine. Participants asked questions regarding vaccine booster shots and how to spot and avoid fraud and scams.