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COVID-19 Update: Variants And Vaccines

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All adults 16 and older are now eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine and the rollout is in full swing here in Indiana. But how is it going so far?

Today we find out how Indiana health departments are handling the demand for vaccines, and get updates on current contact tracing efforts. And we talk to a medical microbiologist about the COVID-19 variants making headlines around the world.

Produced by Drew Daudelin.

Guests:

Lauren Chapman
Digital Producer, Indiana Public Broadcasting

Graham McKeen
Assistant University Director of Public and Environmental Health, Indiana University

Shandy Dearth
Lecturer and Director of Undergraduate Epidemiology Education, Indiana University Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health

Ryan Relich
Associate Professor of Clinical Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

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