Coronavirus: Your Questions Answered

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Dr. Celine Gounder answered a question about the low amount of flu vaccinations being given and this flu season.
Dr. L.J. Tan answered a question about the difference between the flu, COVID, and the common cold.
Sam Brooks answered a question about why healthcare professionals in long-term care facilities have a low vaccination rate.

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AARP National hosted this Access Live event for members to discuss COVID-19 and the upcoming flu season. This event featured Dr. Celine Gounder, M.D. Senior Fellow and Editor at Large, Public Health at the Kaiser Family Foundation; Dr. L.J. Tan, M.D, Chief Strategy Officer at the Immunization Action Coalition; and Sam Brooks, Director of Public Policy at National Consumer Voice for Quality Long-Term Care. There was discussion about their predictions for the upcoming winter and the possibilities of surges in COVID and influenza. There was also discussion about how to tell the difference between the flu, COVID, and the common cold and why healthcare professionals in long-term care facilities have a low vaccination rate.