The latest on the coronavirus pandemic from the experts at SiriusXM's Doctor Radio. For 24/7 coverage, listen live on SiriusXM channel 110 or On Demand any time on the SiriusXM app.
NIH Director Francis Collins Update
The Director of the National Institutes of Health, Dr. Francis Collins, joins Dr. Marc Seigel and dispels myths about COVID-19's origins, how the COVID vaccines work, and the side effects of the vaccines. And, he offers insight into some of the therapeutics and preventatives that are on the horizon to help with any future viral threats.
White House Update on COVID Vaccine Authorization and Distribution
Chief Science Officer for the White House COVID-19 Response and Former FDA Commissioner, Dr. David Kessler, joins Dr. Marc Siegel and weighs in on the FDA’s decision to authorize the COVID vaccine for children as young as 12. He discusses vaccine distribution and what needs to be done to encourage vaccine compliance.
What You Need to Know about the COVID Vaccine for Children 12 to 16
Pediatrician Dr. Seema Awatramani and her guests examine the data on the vaccine just approved for children as young as 12. And they answer questions on efficacy, safety, and concerns about adverse reactions.
FDA’s EUA of COVID Vaccine for Children 12 to 16
Former President of the AAP, Dr. Benard Dreyer, joins Dr. Marc Siegel and reviews the data that led to the FDA’s decision to move forward with Emergency Use Authorization of a COVID vaccine for children as young as 12. Learn how soon young teens and older preteens will be able to raise their sleeves and get vaccinated.
COVID Vaccine Safety Protocols, Global Availability and Rollout
Angela Rasmussen, PhD, research scientist at the Vaccine and Infectious Disease Research Organization – International Vaccine Centre (VIDO-InterVac) joins Dr. Marc Siegel and dispels the misinformation about vaccine efficacy and safety protocols. Hear about the vaccines available globally, and why getting vaccinated is necessary even if you’ve already had COVID.
What You Need To Know About COVID Vaccines for Children
Pediatrician Dr. Benard Dreyer and his guest discuss the progress of the COVID vaccine clinical trials for children under 12. Learn how effective the vaccine is expected to be, if there are any safety concerns, and what a vaccine for children will mean in our battle to overcome this pandemic.