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COVID-19: Betty Antoine (2021)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2021-07-23

Duration: 00:05:47

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


  • Moreau, Andre Host
  • Antoine, Betty Interviewee


This segment from the July 23, 2021, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Andre Moreau’s in-studio interview with Betty Antoine. She discusses: the death of her 46-year-old son Brandon Haynes due to COVID-19, or the novel coronavirus; his decision not to get a COVID-19 vaccine; his underlying conditions; and her decision to make the COVID-19 vaccine available to the guests at her son’s funeral.