The New Normal: Debate over mask mandates, new COVID-19 vaccine for new variants

News 12's Elizabeth Hashagen was joined by pediatric infectious disease specialist Dr. Sharon Nachman to discuss the battle of the mask mandate in New York and a new vaccine being tested right now to protect people against new COVID-19 variants. Nachman is also the director of the Office of Clinical Trials at Stony Brook Children's Hospital
Will a new COVID-19 vaccine protect against new variants?
Pfizer started clinical trials for an Omicron-specific COVID-19 vaccine. But is the Omicron variant more deadly? What about a COVID-19 vaccine for children under 5? When will we see it?
Studies show that getting vaccinated while pregnant is safe. What does the Yale University research on miscarriage rates reveal?
Why are booster shots encouraged still with Omicron?
What is the next step for vaccine trials for kids under 5?
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