Those Nerdy Girls answer your questions about Monkeypox, masking at school, bivalent boosters, COVID-19 rebound, and more.
– Malia Jones, PhD, MPH: Dear Pandemic Co-Founder & former EIC
– Chana Davis, PhD: Dear Pandemic Contributing Writer & Founder, Fueled by Science
➡️ Welcome and Intros (0:00-0:46)
➡️ Monkeypox – How worried should I be? (0:49-8:37)
➡️ What is going on with COVID rebound after Paxlovid? Should we avoid taking it? (8:46-15:54)
➡️ How should parents be thinking about masking and back-to-school? (15:58-20:06)
➡️ How can you get a sense of community risk level? (20:07-22:35)
➡️ What is the latest on bivalent boosters? Are they worth waiting for? (22:36-27:50)
➡️ Who will be eligible for the bivalent boosters? Kids? Adults who already got 2 shots? (27:51-29:35)
➡️ Some sites advise to wait 15 days after a positive test to get vaccinated, others say 90 days. Who is right? (29:44-30:12)
➡️ I’ve been exposed to COVID for at least 8 days on a daily basis. Am I unlikely to get it at this point? (30:13-31:40)
➡️ I’m concerned my 6-year-old will get reinfected with COVID from us. Do you think that’s likely? (31:41-32:35)
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