AMA Chief Health and Science Officer, Dr. Mira Irons, reviews COVID-19 vaccine numbers and trending topics related to the pandemic over the past week. Dr. Irons also discusses the 600,000 deaths due to the pandemic, Novavax details, the Delta variant and the June 2021 Special Meeting of the AMA House of Delegates.
Get the latest news about the AMA’s June 2021 Special Meeting:
0:00 AMA COVID-19 Update for June 16, 2021
0:15 Discuss reaching 600,000 deaths from COVID-19
1:04 Outline connection between death and vaccination rates, including state-by-state look
2:17 Review U.S. vaccination numbers (one dose administered, fully vaccinated peoples/percentages)
3:32 Insights into the Novavax vaccine
4:37 Will Novavax submit for FDA authorization soon?
5:50 This week’s numbers in terms of new cases and deaths
7:07 Share details regarding the Delta variant and it’s spread
8:13 Today concludes the June 2021 Special Meeting of the AMA House of Delegates (more details via link in this episode’s description)