The Science of the Vaccine - Update for 2022

 

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With the Omicron variant in the news, we know you may have a lot of questions! Tune in as our experts provide the latest information about the vaccines currently available for COVID-19 and help you make the best decisions for your family. News 9’s Amanda Taylor moderates as our panel responds to your comments and answers your questions.

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Our panelists:
Mr. Blaine Bolding 
Chief Operating Officer
Oklahoma City County Health Department
Oklahoma City, OK

 
Dr. Dale Bratzler, DO, MPH
Edith Kinney Gaylord Presidential Professor 
Enterprise Chief Quality Officer 
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
Oklahoma City, OK
 
Ms. Pamela Lovelace, RN 
Employee Health, Infection Control, Vaccine Specialist 
The Physicians Hospital
Anadarko, OK 
 
Dr. John Rice, DO 
Family Medicine
Payne and Rice Clinic 
Checotah, OK

 

 

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Answers to the questions asked of the previous panels are in the following videos.

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Science of the Vaccine Panel 2022: Introductions

Science of the Vaccine Panel 2022: Available Vaccines

Science of the Vaccine Panel 2022: Under Five

Science of the Vaccine Panel 2022: Fully Vaccinated?

Science of the Vaccine Panel 2022: Johnson & Johnson

Science of the Vaccine Panel 2022: Health Risks

Science of the Vaccine Panel 2022: History of MRNA Vaccine

Science of the Vaccine Panel 2022: Vaccinated & Still Caught it

Science of the Vaccine Panel 2022: Previous Covid Infection

Science of the Vaccine Panel 2022: High Antibodies

Science of the Vaccine Panel 2022: Areas of Concern

Science of the Vaccine Panel 2022: Where are they Developed?

Science of the Vaccine Panel 2022: Government Tracking?

Science of the Vaccine Panel 2022: Adverse Reactions

Science of the Vaccine Panel 2022: Why Vaccinate Kids?

Science of the Vaccine Panel 2022: What is MISC?

Science of the Vaccine Panel 2022: Safe to Mix

Science of the Vaccine Panel 2022: Safe to Mix Booster

Science of the Vaccine Panel 2022: Down the Road

Science of the Vaccine Panel 2022: Long Term Effects

Science of the Vaccine Panel 2022: Antibodies & Immune Reponse

Science of the Vaccine Panel 2022: After Infections

Science of the Vaccine Panel 2022: Groups of Concern

Science of the Vaccine Panel 2022: Booster after Covid?

Science of the Vaccine Panel 2022: Future of Testing

Science of the Vaccine Panel 2022: Yearly Boosters

Science of the Vaccine Panel 2022: Life in the Future

Science of the Vaccine Panel 2022: Final Thoughts

Final Thoughts

Fertility

Under the age of 5

What is to come?

Why boosters?

How protected are we against the variants?

Variants

Take Covid vaccine with other vaccines?

Should we monitor?

Immune System Response

Myocarditis

Measure the success?

Side Effects?

Is natural immunity better?

Why take unnecessary risks?

Dosage?

Already had Covid-19?

How protected will they be?

Risk of MISC

Autoimmune Complications

Inoculated, Immunized or Vaccinated?

Vaccines available for kids

Will it alter my DNA?

How safe is it?

Is MRNA rushed?

How MRNA works

Johnson & Johnson, what makes it unique?

Johnson & Johnson, Why just one shot?

What is in the Vaccine?

Adverse reactions from Johnson & Johnson?

Are kids with egg and tree nut allergies safe?

Vaccines while pregnant

Why different reactions from the same vaccine?

Doses for the Elderly?

Immunity if Covid Positive?

Can vaccines reduce Covid-19 long haul side effects?

Variants b117 & b1351

Donating blood during a pandemic

Travel while vaccinated?

Do children need the vaccine?

Masked while vaccinated?

Rumors after Vaccine?

Vaccine and over the counter medicine?

Latest Variants? (4.31.21)

Get tested before travel?

Vaccine Availability

Breastfeeding while vaccinated

Kids activities and safety?

What is next?

A look into the future

How do I know if I'm immune after being vaccinated?

Can I get one dose of the Pfizer and one dose of the Moderna vaccine?

Is there anything I shouldn't do immediately after being vaccinated?

Can children be vaccinated for COVID-19?

How was the vaccine developed and how does it work?

Are masks and social distancing necessary after being vaccinated?

How was the vaccine developed so quickly?

How quickly do you develop immunity after being vaccinated?

Are there any side effects of the vaccine?

Are there any known fertility issues connected to the vaccine?

Once vaccinated, can you still give COVID-19 to someone else?

What if I don't get the second dose of the vaccine when scheduled?

Should I be concerned about long-term effects?

Will the vaccine prevent the new strains of COVID-19?

Will I need a COVID-19 shot every year like the flu shot?

Why does the vaccine take two doses?

Who shouldn't get the vaccine?

When do you think we'll see a drop in COVID-related hospitalizations?

What's the process of being vaccinated and what does it cost?

Should I get the vaccine if I've already had COVID-19?

Breastfeeding and those with compromised immune systems.