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Idaho Doctors Talk COVID Vaccines And Variants

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As folks in Idaho begin to look forward to summer vacations, two doctors weigh in on your questions about air travel, hotel stays and more. Plus: a recap of what we know about different COVID-19 variants and how they may affect vaccination efforts, and the doctors explain why people who have had the coronavirus should still get vaccinated.

Doctors joining us today on Idaho Matters:

  • Dr. Sheila Giffen, Executive Medical Director for the Saint Alphonsus Health Alliance
  • Dr. David Pate, member of the governor's coronavirus task force and the former CEO of St. Luke's Health System
Samantha Wright is a news reporter and producer for Idaho Matters.
Gemma is the host of Idaho Matters, Boise State Public Radio's daily show which broadcasts live Monday-Friday at noon. She is an award-winning journalist and has spent the majority of her broadcasting career in Idaho. Gemma was a television news anchor and reporter in Boise for close to 15 years. She came to Boise in 1999 to start Fox 12.