Talking About The Vaccine : Short Wave Infectious disease specialist Dr. Jasmine Marcelin has spent the last year talking to a lot of people about getting the COVID-19 vaccine. Today on the show, in part two of a two part series, Dr. Marcelin shares with Emily Kwong what she's learned and how to talk about the vaccine with people who have doubts about getting vaccinated.

You can follow Emily on Twitter @EmilyKwong1234. Email Short Wave at ShortWave@NPR.org.

How To Talk About The COVID-19 Vaccine With People Who Are Hesitant

How To Talk About The COVID-19 Vaccine With People Who Are Hesitant

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Dr. Jasmin Marcelin has been involved with free community events in North Omaha to provide and address concerns about the COVID-19 vaccines. Image description: Black and white event banner with the words "Let's talk about it" on the left, and on the right, the words "Free food, activities, music. You have questions about your family's health and we want to help." Taylor Wilson/Nebraska Medical Center hide caption

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Dr. Jasmin Marcelin has been involved with free community events in North Omaha to provide and address concerns about the COVID-19 vaccines. Image description: Black and white event banner with the words "Let's talk about it" on the left, and on the right, the words "Free food, activities, music. You have questions about your family's health and we want to help."

Taylor Wilson/Nebraska Medical Center

Infectious disease specialist Dr. Jasmine Marcelin has spent the last year talking to a lot of people about getting the COVID-19 vaccine. Today on the show, in part two of a two part series, Dr. Marcelin shares with Emily Kwong what she's learned and how to talk about the vaccine with people who have doubts about getting vaccinated.

Dr. Jasmine Marcelin speaking on a panel at a free community event to encourage and provide the COVID-19 vaccine in North Omaha. Taylor Wilson/Nebraska Medical Center hide caption

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Taylor Wilson/Nebraska Medical Center

Dr. Jasmine Marcelin speaking on a panel at a free community event to encourage and provide the COVID-19 vaccine in North Omaha.

Taylor Wilson/Nebraska Medical Center

You can follow Emily on Twitter @EmilyKwong1234. Email Short Wave at ShortWave@NPR.org.

This episode was produced by Brit Hanson and Thomas Lu, edited by Sara Sarasohn, and fact-checked by Indi Khera. The audio engineer for this episode was Josh Newell.