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COVID-19 vaccines and variants: what we know so far. - Shared screen with gallery view
Captioner Don Rombach RPR, CRR, CRC
20:41
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Clarisa Robles-Parra
22:10
Thank you for joining the webinar this afternoon. Please use the Q&A tab at the bottom of your screen to submit questions.
Nina Bates
23:17
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Nina Bates
23:36
Recording and slides will be available on: https://provost.arizona.edu/content/campus-webinars
Jaclyn Robinson
24:25
Does previous infection + vaccination lead to “higher/more” immunity against variants?
Jaclyn Robinson
24:49
Additionally does vaccination + delta infection confer higher/more protection? thanks!
Clarisa Robles-Parra
25:27
Hi Jaclyn - thank you for joining the webinar today and for your question. Please ask your question in the Q&A tab to ensure the panelists see it.
Jaclyn Robinson
26:35
HI there! Thanks for providing this webinar!
Clarisa Robles-Parra
27:17
Thank you for joining the webinar this afternoon. Please use the Q&A tab at the bottom of your screen to submit questions.
Clarisa Robles-Parra
27:26
Recording and slides will be available on: https://provost.arizona.edu/content/campus-webinars
Angelette Holtrust
28:02
Does the vaccine go beyond the injection site? Does it break the blood barrier?
Clarisa Robles-Parra
28:41
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Clarisa Robles-Parra
29:22
Thank you for attending! :)
maralin fritz
29:35
Please address how Johnson & Johnson works
Clarisa Robles-Parra
30:05
Hi Maralin - thank you for joining the webinar today and for your question. Please ask your question in the Q&A tab to ensure the panelists see it.
Liesl Folks (she/her/hers)
32:54
Hi everyone - there are lots of great questions about testing coming in! Please see information here on how to get tested on campus! It is FREE, FAST and FRIENDLY, and I encourage you to get tested every week, whether you are vaccinated or not! https://covid19.arizona.edu/covid19-testing/locations
Liesl Folks (she/her/hers)
35:17
Note that testing is voluntary this semester, but the more testing we do, the more we can limit the spread, so it is a huge help for our community for everyone to please get tested really regularly!
Shirin Antia
35:53
Can retired DCCs get tested?
Aimee Gibney
36:31
Is this presentation ok to share with those outside of UA?
Angelette Holtrust
36:39
Is there graphene oxide in the vaccines?
Clarisa Robles-Parra
37:52
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Clarisa Robles-Parra
38:21
Hi Aimee - yes, you are welcome to share.
Clarisa Robles-Parra
38:40
Recording and slides will be available on: https://provost.arizona.edu/content/campus-webinars
Kerry Cowen
38:46
I was told by a nurse practitioner that masks don't work because the virus can travel through your eyes. That doesn't appear to be true, correct?
Liesl Folks (she/her/hers)
39:11
@Shirin - active DCCs are eligible, but I regret not retired DCCs … here is the website to find free testing in Pima County though - these are great free options too. https://webcms.pima.gov/cms/One.aspx?portalId=169&pageId=575060
Aimee Gibney
39:20
Great, thank you @ Clarisa - so much better info than news for family. :)
Liang Zhang
40:13
Some theories said that the variants (like delta) will eventually become stable even though there are still many people get infected, the variant rate will reduced compared with previous variants because the virus themselves want to coexist with human, are these theories reasonable?
Ryan Gutenkunst
40:28
@Angelette… No, there is not. You can see the full list of ingredients on the FDA fact sheets. For example, https://www.fda.gov/media/144638/download . For a simpler explanation, see https://www.hackensackmeridianhealth.org/HealthU/2021/01/11/a-simple-breakdown-of-the-ingredients-in-the-covid-vaccines/.
Clarisa Robles-Parra
41:04
Hi Liang - please ask your question in the Q&A tab. thank you!
Avery DeVries
41:45
@Kerry - virus can be spread through mucous membranes, so technically that could also be eyes. It's all about viral load, like Deepta is saying
Clarisa Robles-Parra
41:52
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Liesl Folks (she/her/hers)
41:57
@Angelette: Here is information about how we know that our mRNA vaccines don’t contain graphene oxide: https://health-desk.org/articles/how-do-we-know-graphene-oxide-isn-t-used-in-covid-19-mrna-vaccines
Nina Bates
41:59
Campus Health is offering the Pfizer vaccine (first and second doses) to benefits-eligible employees and students. Visit health.arizona.edu/covidvaccine for more information.
Nina Bates
42:12
If you’re in Tucson, you can receive your vaccine at several locations across Pima County. If you’re outside of Tucson, check VaccineFinder for availability in your area.
Maureen Palmer
42:21
@Kerry Cowen Masks mostly protect other people by preventing potentially infected people from exhaling virus particles into the air. To protect yourself from getting infected from virus landing in your eyes, you can wear a face shield, safety glasses, or something like that
Shirin Doroudgar
42:32
Fact Check-COVID-19 vaccines do not contain graphene oxide. You can find all lists of ingredients here: https://www.reuters.com/article/factcheck-grapheneoxide-vaccine/fact-check-covid-19-vaccines-do-not-contain-graphene-oxide-idUSL1N2OZ14F
Nina Bates
43:07
VaccineFinder: https://www.vaccines.gov/search/
reggie geary
45:21
When getting a third booster shot, is it important to get the same type of shot (moderna, Pfizer, or j&j) as you did originally, or can you use another brand with the same efficiency vs. delta?
Clarisa Robles-Parra
45:23
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Clarisa Robles-Parra
45:38
Recording and slides will be available on: https://provost.arizona.edu/content/campus-webinars
Clarisa Robles-Parra
46:49
Hi Reggie - that's a great question. please use the Q&A tab at the bottom of your screen to submit questions. This will help the panelists see it and help us track questions we may have missed. thank you!
Gina Garcia
49:13
Is the University going to still be offering the Rapid Antigen Testing at the Student Union after 8/22 for employees?
Liesl Folks (she/her/hers)
50:01
@Anglette: Actually,the data on the VAERS are being reported incorrectly. See Fact Check on that here, with all the source data links so you can confirm for yourself. https://www.reuters.com/article/factcheck-vaers-12000/fact-check-vaers-data-does-not-prove-covid-19-vaccine-deaths-exceeded-12000-idUSL1N2P21DB
Clarisa Robles-Parra
50:46
Hi Gina - please use the Q&A tab at the bottom of your screen to submit questions. This will help the panelists see it and help us track questions we may have missed. thank you!
Liesl Folks (she/her/hers)
51:26
Importantly, we need to separate the number of people who died after they received the vaccination from the number of people who dies BECAUSE they received the vaccine.
Angelette Holtrust
51:41
What is the normal number of deaths allowed with experimental vaccines in the past 40 years?
Mary Carol Combs
53:40
Thank you for raising the issue of vaccine equity.
Maureen Palmer
53:42
@Kerry Cowen Masks mostly protect other people by preventing potentially infected people from exhaling virus particles into the air, but they do also help protect you from inhaling virus particles/droplets. To protect yourself from getting infected from virus landing in your eyes, you can wear a face shield, safety glasses, or something like that
Kerry Cowen
54:17
Thank you for clarifying that information!
Tammie Anderson
55:39
Would it matter if you got the same shot? or any vaccine for the 3rd shot?
Clarisa Robles-Parra
56:43
Hi Tammie - great question. please use the Q&A tab at the bottom of your screen to submit questions. This will help the panelists see it and help us track questions we may have missed. thank you!
Clarisa Robles-Parra
57:16
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Clarisa Robles-Parra
57:28
Recording and slides will be available on: https://provost.arizona.edu/content/campus-webinars
Deborah Kessler
57:50
I would like to hear about what is in store for children and the Delta dangers. Schools are stopping tracking and in some cases lifting protections. Any advice about our elementary age children?
Joaquin Ruiz
58:10
Thank you very much for a superb lecture
Liesl Folks (she/her/hers)
58:22
You might like to read aabout the development of the mRNA vaccines over the past 30 years (yes, 30 years - science can be slow!) by Katalin Kariko and many colleagues. https://www.uab.edu/news/youcanuse/item/12059-covid-19-mrna-vaccines-how-could-anything-developed-this-quickly-be-safe
Marisa Carpenter
58:33
If we had COVID and fully vaccinated is it reasonable to think our antibodies are stronger or higher?
Andy Medina
58:53
Is the U still testing wastewater for covid19 on campus?
Manuela Garrido
59:01
My doctor said that Diabetes makes one immunocompromised regardless of type 1 or type 2. But Diabetes is not listed on the CDC website as classifying one as immunocompromised. Can you comment.
Nina Bates
59:01
Antibody testing: https://covid19antibodytesting.arizona.edu/
Becky O'Hara
59:07
How often should someone get antibody testing?
Lori Schultz
59:59
@Andy Medina - yes, the wastewater testing is still happening
Aimee Gibney
01:00:01
Excellent point Liesl & Deepta- will share that history with family.
Manuela Garrido
01:00:03
Also, you state that if you are immunocompromised, get the booster now. But doesn't there need to be 8 months between your 2nd shot and the booster?
Danielle Tadych
01:00:40
Where are boosters available and are they available to students (undergrads or grads)?
Jaime Gard
01:01:26
Manuel, that is the recommendation for the general population (the 8 month wait). For immuno-compromised they are suggesting to get the booster now regardless of when they got the last shot.
Max Jackson
01:01:26
How does delta affect people who only get one shot and similarly how transmissible is the delta variant from that single shot person to somebody who has been vaccinated fully?
Ulises Ricoy
01:01:48
Thank you Dr. Bhattacharya, appreciate your time.
Gail Nazarenko
01:02:01
If someone has a moderna, should booster be also the same vaccine?
Clarisa Robles-Parra
01:02:17
Hi Max - great question. please use the Q&A tab at the bottom of your screen to submit questions. This will help the panelists see it and help us track questions we may have missed. thank you!
Lee Ann Hamilton
01:02:29
Call Campus Health at 621-9202.
Nina Bates
01:02:45
https://health.arizona.edu/covidvaccine
Danielle Tadych
01:03:16
Thank you!!
Samantta Garcia
01:03:33
After I got my second vaccine, how soon should I get my booster?
Laurie Holm
01:03:46
Do we know if testing will be available on the CVM campus in Oro Valley?
Clarisa Robles-Parra
01:04:10
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Jake Knight
01:04:26
please address changes in risk to children <12 from delta compared to classic covid
Nina Bates
01:05:40
Covid-19 resources: https://covid19.arizona.edu/
Nina Bates
01:05:50
https://hr.arizona.edu/content/covid-19-positive-case-notification-protocol
Nina Bates
01:06:23
COVID-19 Exposure Protocol: https://covid19.arizona.edu/self-quarantine
V L NARASIMHA RAO THOTA
01:06:24
are these booster doses available from university?
Nina Bates
01:07:29
The recording and slides will be available on https://provost.arizona.edu/content/campus-webinars Please feel free to share the links with others
Angelette Holtrust
01:07:44
How serious is this? Why hasn't the CDC closed the southern border if it is such a health risk?
donna leaman
01:07:56
With antibody testing on campus, will we get any details about our antibodies-such has how robust is the antibody response. Are there any antibody test kits anticipated to be available to consumers? I've seen stories about Kantara SARS-CoV-21gG test kits. Thank you
Erica Corral
01:08:08
Where can I measure my antibodies and T cells as a function of time after vaccination?
Jaclyn Robinson
01:08:10
THANK YOU!
Angelette Holtrust
01:08:21
How serious is this? Why hasn't the CDC closed the southern border if it is such a health risk?
Todd Heron
01:08:47
To piggy back on <12yo question and vaccine with what we know about the size of droplets and lack of legit protection with cloth masks, how would you recommend us to help our kids be protected at school?
Francis Brinker
01:08:53
Does 1 dose of vaccine function as an adequate booster post-infection?
Margaret Shafer
01:09:18
Is the booster specific to the vaccination brand you received?
Zelieann Craig
01:09:19
Please up vote the questions about children under 12 years!
Rebecca Woods-Lubbert
01:09:32
Ask it in the Q&A
Clarisa Robles-Parra
01:09:35
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Janell Merchen
01:11:05
A pregnant mother who was fully vaccinated PRIOR to pregnancy, should they get booster for passive immunity?
Peter Nestler
01:12:23
Please do not phrase it as if the virus is making conscious decisions. It is a random mutation process, where some mutants escape the immune response.
Becky O'Hara
01:14:46
What makes "a good mask" according to you? How do we know?
Rebecca Whitmer
01:14:50
I have to hop off, but wanted to say thank you so much for organizing this!
Nina Bates
01:15:37
CDC Guidelines on Masks: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prevent-getting-sick/diy-cloth-face-coverings.html
Laura Schweers
01:16:02
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C5kRIyjQXG8 Great COVID-19 vaccination development messaging from LSU.
Kasi Kiehlbaugh
01:16:04
KF94s are another good alternative to N95s and KN95s
Becky O'Hara
01:16:14
Are all K95 masks the same??
Nina Bates
01:16:20
Accessibility considerations for Face Coverings https://drc.arizona.edu/covid/face-coverings-accessibility
Nicolas Stizza
01:16:20
You mentioned that you wear KN95 but from an availability point of view here in the US N95 is the US equivalent KN95? Are they the same or vastly different
Daniel Stolte
01:16:22
Is KN95 the same as FFP2?
Jacob Bricca
01:16:25
N95 masks are available at Home Depot.
Priyamvadha Gopalakrishnan
01:17:20
Will UA Bookstores give free masks to students and employees again since it has been a while since they gave 2 masks per eligible person?
Nina Bates
01:17:27
Testing Information: https://covid19.arizona.edu/covid19-testing/locations
Jennise Taylor
01:18:02
The Bookstore is giving out free masks.
Ethan Bull
01:18:02
https://shop.arizona.edu/mask_distribution/
Janko Nikolich-Zugich
01:18:27
That is correct, the virus cannot decide to mutate in one or the other direction, it mutates randomly, and then the mutations we find are the ones that did best. Because virus numbers and therefore mutations, are extremely high/frequent, the ones that get selected to propagate will have the best balance (for the virus) between efficient infection/spread rates and evasion of immunity. Which is again why suppressing virus transmission by vaccination worldwide is so important.
Clarisa Robles-Parra
01:18:32
Recording and slides will be available on: https://provost.arizona.edu/content/campus-webinars
Michelle Hensley
01:18:47
I appreciate your advisement since I manage student staff!!
Shelley McGrath
01:19:14
Thank you!
Michelle Hensley
01:19:15
Thank you!!
Tammie Anderson
01:19:16
Thank you!
Laura Couchman
01:19:19
Thank you! Outstanding
Amy Davieau
01:19:19
Thank you!!
Jianwei Lyu
01:19:19
Thanks a lot!
Ariel Gilbert-Knight
01:19:20
Thank you!
Regina Chandler
01:19:21
thank you. this was wonderful.
Kevin Williams
01:19:23
Thank you!
Rebecca Woods-Lubbert
01:19:24
Thank you!
Martha Sesteaga
01:19:25
Thank you, very informative!
Christine Tardy
01:19:25
Thank you
Isabel Beerman
01:19:26
Thank you!
Kerry Cowen
01:19:26
Thank you!
Susan Novosel
01:19:30
Thank you!
Alicia Durbin
01:19:30
Thank you.
Deborah Buenger
01:19:31
Thank you!
Christian Lagarda
01:19:31
Thank you!
Yijie Chen
01:19:31
Thank you!
Weici Cao
01:19:32
Thank you!
Patrick Barabe
01:19:32
This was excellent. Thank you!
Kaen Sanson
01:19:32
Thank you!
Velia Nuno
01:19:32
Much appreciated!
Jeannette Domask
01:19:32
Great info! thank you!
Mike Resnick
01:19:33
Thank you!
Aimee Gibney
01:19:34
great, thx!
Maria Nahmias
01:19:34
Thank you!
Daniel Stolte
01:19:34
Deepta’s talks are specularly informative. Big fan here. Thank you!
Margaret Shafer
01:19:34
thank you so much for hosting this terrific session
Kelsea Cronin
01:19:34
Thank you! Great Talk
Sammie Koch
01:19:35
Thank you so much! This was very informative and helpful
Christopher Mills
01:19:35
Thank you! Very informative.
Chad Myler
01:19:35
Thank you! :)
Cynthia Ramirez
01:19:36
Thank you!
Pascual Reyes
01:19:36
Thank you!
Georgia Ehlers
01:19:37
——Thanks!
Gina Fimbres-Leon Guerrero
01:19:37
Thank you!
Charles Hill
01:19:38
Thanks so much!
maria del mar navarro
01:19:38
Thank you!
David Salafsky
01:19:39
Excellent talk - thank you!
Danielle Tadych
01:19:39
Thank you all!!
Jennifer Cibrian
01:19:39
Thank you!
Jules Moutet
01:19:40
Thank you !
Shirin Doroudgar
01:19:41
Great session!
Jazmin Villavicencio
01:19:41
thank you!
Maiya Block
01:19:41
Thank you!