Dear Pandemic COVID Q&A

Biology/Immunity Families/Kids Vaccines Videos

Malia Jones of Dear Pandemic and Alison Bernstein of Mommy, PhD and SciMoms are teaming up to talk blood donations, CDC mask guidance, kids’ vaccines, and herd immunity.

➡️ Welcome, Intros, and chit chat (0:00-1:58)

➡️ Will blood donation after vaccination lessen my immunity or provide immunity to the person receiving my blood? (2:00-3:30)

➡️ Explainer on vaccine dosing for children (4:04-6:23)

➡️ How worried should I realistically be about effects of COVID-19 vaccination on young kids going into puberty and possible long term repercussions? (6:25-14:08)
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➡️ Is there any concern that the COVID vaccine could cause MIS-C in children the way the actual virus can? (14:10-17:23)

➡️ I now am seeing that herd immunity may not be reachable in the US given vaccine hesitancy. So, how do we get out of this? (17:24-24:14)
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➡️ New CDC Mask Guidance as of 5/13/21 (24:15-33:26)

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!

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