The Woman Tasked with Finding the Next Variant (with Caitlin Rivers)

February 09, 2022
49 min
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The Woman Tasked with Finding the Next Variant (with Caitlin Rivers)

The Woman Tasked with Finding the Next Variant (with Caitlin Rivers)

February 09, 2022
49 min
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Andy begins this jam-packed episode by talking about Pfizer's long-awaited vaccine for kids under 5 with Julie Morita, a pediatrician and executive vice president of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Then he's joined by Safe or Not Safe alumna Caitlin Rivers, who is working to establish the new Center for Epidemic Forecasting and Outbreak Analytics at the CDC. Caitlin tells Andy what the group is doing to get ahead of future outbreaks and keep you safer and more informed about infectious diseases.   Keep up with Andy on Twitter @ASlavitt and Instagram @andyslavitt.    Follow Julie @DrJulieMorita and Caitlin @cmyeaton on Twitter.   Joining Lemonada Premium is a great way to support our show and get bonus content. Subscribe today at bit.ly/lemonadapremium.    Support the show by checking out our sponsors!   Click this link for a list of current sponsors and discount codes for this show and all Lemonada shows: https://lemonadamedia.com/sponsors/  Throughout the pandemic, CVS Health has been there, bringing quality, affordable health care closer to home—so it’s never out of reach for anyone. Because at CVS Health, healthier happens together. Learn more at cvshealth.com.   Check out these resources from today’s episode:    Learn more about the Friends In Deed organization: https://friendsindeedpas.org/ Read more about the timeline for Pfizer’s vaccine for kids under 5: https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2022/02/02/1077376625/covid-vaccine-kids-under-5 Check out this article about the Center for Epidemic Forecasting and Outbreak Analytics: https://www.nytimes.com/2021/11/22/magazine/cdc-pandemic-prediction.html Find a COVID-19 vaccine site near you: https://www.vaccines.gov/  Order Andy’s book, Preventable: The Inside Story of How Leadership Failures, Politics, and Selfishness Doomed the U.S. Coronavirus Response: https://us.macmillan.com/books/9781250770165    Stay up to date with us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram at @LemonadaMedia.    For additional resources, information, and a transcript of the episode, visit lemonadamedia.com/show/inthebubble.   See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.