Doctors answer your COVID-19 vaccine questions LIVE (Monday, February 15)
There are still many questions about the COVID-19 vaccine. News 3 is partnering with Dr. Danny Avula, the head of the vaccine rollout for the Virginia Department of Health, and EVMS infectious disease specialist Dr. Edward Oldfield to address any concerns you may have. Read more: https://bit.ly/3qqsLXAPosted by WTKR News 3 on Monday, February 15, 2021
HAMPTON ROADS, Va. - Many people have questions about the COVID-19 vaccine as it begins to be offered to more groups of people.
Right now, two vaccines are authorized and recommended to prevent COVID-19, and they are the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines.
COVID-19 vaccines are free to everyone. Virginia is currently administering to people in groups 1a and 1b, which include long-term facility residents and staff, anyone 65 or older, healthcare workers, front line workers, essential workers and people with underlying health problems. North Carolina is now administering the vaccine to people in groups 1 and 2. Those groups are healthcare workers, long-term facility residents and staff and anyone 65 or older. North Carolina plans to expand to more people on Feb. 24.
News 3 partnered with Dr. Danny Avula, who is the head of the vaccine rollout for the Virginia Department of Health, and infectious disease specialist Dr. Edward Oldfield with Eastern Virginia Medical School to answer your questions.
They addressed the questions live on News 3 at 5 p.m. on Monday, February 15.
We asked the doctors as many questions as we could live Monday.
If you missed the Q&A live, you can watch it above.