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Discussions about COVID-19 Vaccinations with Reed Tuckson, M.D., FACP

October 25, 2021

Addressing COVID-19 Vaccine Side Effects

 
 

Addressing COVID-19 Vaccine Safety and Hesitancy Concerns:

COVID vaccine concerns are leaving many people unvaccinated and at greater risk of serious illness or death. Anthem's Chief Health Officer, Dr. Shantanu Agrawal, and Dr. Reed Tuckson, Co-founder of the Black Coalition Against COVID, discuss vaccine hesitancy and why people should have confidence in the safety and efficacy of the COVID vaccine.

COVID-19 Vaccine Safety and Efficacy:

When it comes to how fast the COVID-19 vaccines were produced - it's cause for celebration, not concern, according to Dr. Reed Tuckson, Co-founder of the Black Coalition Against COVID. As part of a discussion with Anthem's Chief Health Officer, Dr. Shantanu Agrawal about Covid-19 vaccinations, Dr. Tuckson highlighted covid vaccine safety and efficacy, and the record speed producing the vaccine.

Addressing COVID-19 Vaccine Side Effects:

Reported COVID vaccine side effects are taken seriously and routinely assessed by medical experts. Anthem's Chief Health Officer, Dr. Shantanu Agrawal, and Dr. Reed Tuckson, Co-founder of the Black Coalition Against COVID, focus on the surveillance system for side effects of the COVID vaccine and why it's important to explore whether they're linked to the vaccine.

COVID-19 Vaccine and Children-Making the Decision:

Concerns about vaccinating children for COVID-19 are top of mind for some parents. Dr. Reed Tuckson, Co-founder of the Black Coalition Against COVID talked to Anthem's Chief Health Officer, Dr. Shantanu Agrawal about the COVID vaccine and children, and what factors parents should keep in mind when making the decision to vaccinate kids.
 
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