Black Issues Forum

COVID Vaccine Safety for Kids, Pregnant Women & Fertility

Season 36 Episode 6 | 26m 46s | Video has closed captioning.

This week the CDC approved the COVID vaccine for children ages 5 to 11. NCDHHS Secretary Dr. Mandy Cohen and Chief Health Equity Officer Victor Armstrong discuss the vaccine’s safety and availability. OBGYN Dr. Velma Taormina also joins to talk about the vaccine’s safety for pregnant women, its impact on fertility, and the consequences of COVID infection on pregnancy and erectile dysfunction.

Aired: 11/05/21

Rating: NR

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