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COVID-19: Vaccine Timeline (2020)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2020-11-20

Duration: 00:05:03

Subjects: Kanter, Joseph | COVID-19 pandemic | Coronaviruses | Public health | Vaccines


  • Moreau, Andre Host
  • Fortenberry, Rex Q. Editor
  • Kanter, Joseph Interviewee


This segment from the November 20, 2020, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Andre Moreau’s interview with Dr. Joseph Kanter, the interim assistant secretary for public health at the Louisiana Department of Health. He discusses: their COVID-19 vaccine distribution planning; the priority groups; the vaccine candidates; their plan to make the vaccine available at a variety of locations; the timeline for availability; his concerns about the increased number of coronavirus cases; and the risks associated with holiday gatherings.