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The FDA is slowing down COVID-19 vaccine approval. That could be good for public health
TIME – October 7, 2020
Dan Barouch, MD, PhD (Center for Virology and Vaccine Research, BIDMC) discusses the importance of ensuring the public that a COVID-19 vaccine is safe and effective in order to end the pandemic.

A COVID-19 vaccine must be safe and effective
Boston Globe – October 5, 2020
In this op-ed, Kenneth Wener, MD, of Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, and Mary LaSalvia, MD, of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, join infectious disease leaders across Boston in highlighting the importance of rigorous standards of safety and efficacy for a COVID-19 vaccine.

An interactive guide to traveling safely for the holidays
Washington Post – October 5, 2020
Lin Chen, MD, of Mount Auburn Hospital, provides tips on how to travel safely for the holidays during the COVID-19 pandemic in the “are you getting a coronavirus test before going? – ‘Yes’” section.

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