Chief medical officer explains basics of COVID-19 vaccines

 

February 11, 2021

Caleb Vierkant/ Wrangell Sentinel

Dr. Elliot Bruhl, senior vice president and chief medical officer of SEARHC, talked about the COVID-19 vaccine and answered questions at the Nolan Center on Feb. 4.

As part of ongoing efforts to encourage people to get vaccinated against COVID-19, the chief medical officer of the Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium stood in front of a Wrangell audience - live and on Zoom - to take questions.

The Wrangell Cooperative Association had invited Dr. Elliot Bruhl to town, where he explained how the vaccine works, how it was developed, and answered questions from the public Feb. 4 at the Nolan Center.

As of Feb. 4, 680 people in Wrangell had received their first vaccination - almost one-third of the community - and about half of those had received thei...



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