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COVID-19 AMA: SF To Require Vaccinations Among City Workers, 3 In 5 Californians Have Received At Least One Vaccine And More

SANTA CLARA, CALIFORNIA - APRIL 08: Robert Leong (L) gets a COVID-19 vaccination with his son Ryan, (R) a Special Olympics athlete, during a vaccination clinic for Special Olympics athletes, coaches and family members at Levi's Stadium on April 08, 2021 in Santa Clara, California. The San Francisco 49ers partnered with the County of Santa Clara Health System and the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors to provide COVID-19 vaccines to Special Olympics athletes and their families. People with intellectual disabilities are 2.5 times more likely to contract COVID-19 than the general population and six times more likely to die from COVID-19 than the general population. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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Robert Leong gets a COVID-19 vaccination with his son Ryan, a Special Olympics athlete, during a vaccination clinic for Special Olympics athletes, coaches and family members at Levi's Stadium on April 08, 2021 in Santa Clara, California.

In our continuing series looking at the latest medical research and news on COVID-19, Larry Mantle speaks with Dr. Annabelle De St. Maurice from University of California Los Angeles/Mattel Children’s hospital.

In our continuing series looking at the latest medical research and news on COVID-19, Larry Mantle speaks with Dr. Annabelle De St. Maurice from University of California Los Angeles/Mattel Children’s hospital.

Today’s topics include:

  • San Francisco to mandate vaccinations among city workers

  • 3 in 5 Californians have received at least one vaccine

  • Concerns of new variant in India

  • FDA to add warning about heart inflammation to Pfizer and Moderna vaccines

  • 99% of LA COVID-19 deaths in the past 6 months were among unvaccinated people

  • 10% of Americans have missed their second dose

  • Delta variant is driving a third wave across Africa, experts say

  • 53% of health care workers reported at least one mental health condition during COVID-19 pandemic, study shows

  • Delta variant outbreak in Israel infects vaccinated adults

  • Poll: What Americans think about getting the vaccine

Guest:

Annabelle De St. Maurice, M.D., assistant professor of pediatrics in the division of infectious diseases and the co-chief infection prevention officer at University of California Los Angeles/Mattel Children’s hospital; she tweets

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