COVID-19 Update: The Delta Variant in Alaska

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Dr. Lisa Rabinowitz answered a question about what the difference is between a booster and a third vaccination shot.
Dr. Joe McLaughlin answered a question about if you should wear a mask if you are vaccinated.
Dr. Joe McLaughlin answered a question about if the booster shot will be the same brand of the vaccine that you got for your first two doses.

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AARP Alaska hosted this Access Live event to discuss the Delta variant of the COVID-19 virus and the effect it is having across the state. This event featured Dr. Joe McLaughlin, Chief of Epidemiology, State of Alaska and Dr. Lisa Rabinowitz, Emergency Medicine Physician. They discussed the number of cases in the state, guidance on wearing a mask in public, and if the vaccination will protect against this stronger variant. Participants asked questions regarding breakthrough cases, if the booster shot will be the same brand as the first two doses, third vaccination shots, and if you should wear a mask in public if you are vaccinated.