YSN in Media: Saad B. Omer on COVID-19 Vaccine Topics

February 2, 2021

Director of the Yale Institute for Global Health (YIGH) Dr. Saad B. Omer, MBBS, MPH, PhD, FIDSA, recently discussed the COVID-19 vaccination rollout and other immunization topics with a variety of media outlets. He spoke to Nature about the need for clear instructions to the Biden Administration’s vaccination team, and talked to NBC Connecticut about the importance of including Black and brown communities in the strategic ramp up of COVID-19 vaccinations. The Times of Israel connected with Omer for a piece on new tactics of vaccination in the midst of a slow national rollout, and The Minneapolis Star Tribune noted Omer’s endorsement of vaccination super sites. The New York Times quoted Omer on the topic of vaccine distribution, and The CT Mirror discussed vaccination prioritization with him.

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