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Kresta in the Afternoon – March 26, 2021 – Hour 2

We take more of your calls on the pandemic and COVID Vaccines with Dr. Michael Deem.


Direct to My Desk: What Should I Know about COVID Vaccines?

From the time the Coronavirus was declared a Pandemic, officials have been discussing when a vaccine would be available. There are now three approved for the US and millions of doses have been administered, with more coming every day. What questions do you have as a Catholic who is concerned for both their neighbor and the sanctity of life? Dr. Michael Deem joins us to take your calls.  

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The ultimate Catholic coronavirus vaccine morality explainer

Feature Article: Long-term Side Effects of COVID-19 Vaccine? What We Know.

Of Masks and Methods: The Denmark Study

Physical distancing, face masks, and eye protection to prevent person-to-person transmission of SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Community and Close Contact Exposures Associated with COVID-19 Among Symptomatic Adults ≥18 Years in 11 Outpatient Health Care Facilities

Dr. Michael Deem is an Assistant Professor in the School of Nursing and Center for Healthcare Ethics at Duquense University. His main areas of research are bioethics, philosophy of biology and medicine, and public health ethics. Dr. Deem’s additional clinical training includes completion of the Children’s Mercy Hospital Pediatric Bioethics Certificate, the MedStar Washington Hospital Clinical Ethics Immersion, and the Center for Conflict Resolution in Healthcare’s Conflict Resolution and Clinical-Setting Mediation Training for Healthcare.

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