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COVID reinfections, emerging variants: Your pandemic questions, answered

Vials for the Moderna and Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines. (Charles Krupa/AP)
Vials for the Moderna and Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines. (Charles Krupa/AP)

From vaccinating children under 5, to emerging variants, there’s so much news around COVID-19.

“Think of this again – influenza – every year you can have the flu, right? And it may be a different strain. This is exactly the same,” Dr. Jen Ashton said on Good Morning America.

What does it all add up to?

“I think … what’s going to happen with SARS-CoV-2 is I think it’s going to become the fifth seasonal coronavirus,” Dr. H. Cody Meissner says.

Today, On Point: What we now know about COVID-19.


Akiko Iwasaki, professor of immunobiology and molecular, cellular, and developmental biology at Yale University. Co-Lead investigator of the Yale COVID-19 Recovery Study. (@VirusesImmunity)

Dr. H. Cody Meissner, pediatric infectious diseases expert at Tufts Medical Center. Member on the FDA’s Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee.

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