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Restoring Trust in Public Health and Science


Why have Americans lost faith in science and our public health system during the pandemic? How do we restore trust, ensure equity, and get more people vaccinated? Our guests on The Point discuss these issues plus the latest findings on COVID variants, how to keep unvaccinated kids safe, and thoughts on whether vaccine boosters will be necessary.
Guests are:
Dr. K. "Vish" Viswanath is Lee Kum Kee Professor of Health Communication in the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences at the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health.
Michael DiSpezio, biologist, educator and science author. He’s developed a website and blog on the science of the corona virus.
Here's a Link to the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health report

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Mindy Todd is the host and producer of <i>The Point</i> on WCAI which examines critical issues for Cape Cod and the Islands. She brings more than 40 years of experience in radio and television to WCAI.