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COVID-19: Vaccine Hesitancy (2021)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2021-04-02

Duration: 00:06:52

Subjects: COVID-19 pandemic | Coronaviruses | Public health | Vaccines


  • St. Cyr, Kara Host
  • Bourgeois, Deanna Interviewee
  • Buratt, Kimberly Interviewee
  • Kanter, Joseph Interviewee
  • Simmons, Pam Interviewee


This segment from the April 2, 2021, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Kara St. Cyr’s report on COVID-19 (coronavirus) vaccine hesitancy. She interviews: Deanna Bourgeois, Ascension Parish resident; Kimberly Buratt, Ascension Parish resident; Dr. Joseph Kanter, the state health officer and medical director for the Louisiana Department of Health; and Dr. Pam Simmons of Woman’s Hospital in Baton Rouge.