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Atlanta-based doctor discusses combating flu and COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy

Morehouse School of Medicine’s Dr. Michelle Nichols discusses the importance of getting vaccinated amid the pandemic and flu season.
Morehouse School of Medicine’s Dr. Michelle Nichols discusses the importance of getting vaccinated amid the pandemic and flu season.
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Amid the pandemic, as flu season approaches, medical experts like Morehouse School of Medicine’s Dr. Michelle Nichols are concerned that the nation could experience a twindemic.

On Tuesday’s edition of  “Closer Look,” Nichols talked with program host Rose Scott about the importance of getting vaccinated, the safety of the flu and the COVID-19 vaccines.

“Based on the science and based on what the recommendations are, they are now saying that it is safe to take both the flu vaccine and the COVID-19 vaccine at the same time,” explained the veteran physician.

To listen to the full conversation, click the audio player above.