Answering Kansas City's Questions About COVID-19
If you're thinking of abandoning CDC health protocols, the presence of COVID-19 variants makes it "vitally important to continue to do those things so we can help decrease the spread," says Dr. Dana Hawkinson.
Up To Date asked the public to send us questions about the coronavirus, COVID-19 and vaccinations, then opened the phone lines for even more queries. When it comes to the three vaccines authorized for emergency use, all are displaying success at "preventing hospitalization, severe disease and death," according to Dr. Hawkinson, who added, "whichever one you can get, go ahead and get."
- Dr. Dana Hawkinson, Medical Director of Infection Prevention and Control, The University of Kansas Health System