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COVID-19: Vaccine Update (2020)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2020-12-11

Duration: 00:06:19

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


  • Moreau, Andre Host
  • Kanter, Joseph Interviewee


This segment from the December 11, 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: the encouraging COVID-19 vaccine trial data; the Phase 1A vaccine allocations for health care workers and staff and residents at long-term care facilities; the timeline for vaccine distribution to the general public; the increase in coronavirus cases in Louisiana; and his concerns about hospital capacity.