Dear Pandemic COVID Q&A

Biology/Immunity Families/Kids Socializing Staying Safe Vaccines Videos

Dear Pandemic’s contributors Drs. Michelle Kinder, Aparna Kumar, and Malia Jones will be taking questions submitted by kids on this weeks’ Live event! We’ll be talking about bats, masks, nanometers, and so much more.

➡️ Welcome, Intros, and our kids’ Favorite Books (0:00-2:42)

➡️ Greta from Camp Hill, PA asks: Why do you need the vaccine? How does it work? (2:43-3:44)
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➡️ Ariana from Olympia, WA asks: How fast does COVID spread? What are the easiest ways people spread it? How can we help prevent spreading it? (3:46-5:45)
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➡️ Ross from Highland Park, IL asks: I’ll be we in June. When do you think I’ll get my vaccine? How about my brother who is 9? (5:46-7:48)

➡️ Levi from Leadville, CO asks: We live high up in the mountains. Does the thin air make the germs not fly as easy? (7:50-11:14)
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➡️ Isla from Washington Twnshp, NJ asks: Will every baby that’s born, even in generations to come, have to get the vaccine? (11:16-12:29)

➡️ Joseph from Seguin, TX asks: How can regular antibodies help to protect the human body from COVID? Can you show us a picture of COVID under a microscope? How many corona viruses would have to be put together to be able to see it with our eyes? (12:32-16:31)
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➡️ Sam from Humboldt County, CA asks: Is it safe to play soccer games with masks on? (16:32-17:42

➡️ Etta from Edgerton, WI asks: If the coronavirus began in a bat, why aren’t the bats sick? (17:45-20:08)
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➡️ Aria from Ankeny, IA asks: How did the coronavirus get from bats to people? (20:09-22:45)
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➡️ Charlie from Pittsburgh and Charlie from Boston ask: Will I get to see my cousins this summer? Can we be indoors and together? This is confusing because the adults will be vaccinated but none of the kids will be. (22:48-25:16)
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➡️ Ivan from Worcester asks: Can what is happening now in India suddenly begin to happen in the US? (25:28-27:29)

➡️ Kylie from Lubbock, TX asks: Both of my parents got COVID, and I didn’t. Is there a way to test for antibodies without drawing my blood? (27:36-29:11)

➡️ Annelise from Ankeny, IA, Chase from Michigan, Rosalind from MA, Anna from PA, Vivian from WI, and Delilah from OR all ask: When’s it gonna be over? (29:13-32:37)

We will have live closed captioning and #ASL interpretation available during the Livestream, provided by Bridges for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing. We’re so grateful for this opportunity to help us get the word out to more people who need reliable COVID info! www.bridgesfordeafandhh.org

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