Ep. 225: Omicron Under The Christmas Tree (w/ Dr. Peter Hotez)

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Just in time for the holidays, Mother Nature has given us her biggest pandemic surprise yet. Yes folks, Omicron is everywhere – and that includes right under your Christmas tree, as you get ready to gather with your grandparents and your unvaccinated baby nieces or nephews. To help you navigate the holidays, know a little more about how to stay safe while living with Omicron, and about what can be done in the fight for vaccine equality across the world, we're joined by returning Rumble guest Dr. Peter Hotez, Co-Director for the Texas Children's Hospital Center for Vaccine Development, and Dean for the National School of Tropical Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine.

Michael & Dr. Hotez talk about why we might be assuming a bit too much about Omicron being more "mild", whether healthcare workers and the vulnerable might need another booster, vaccine inequality across the world, and what the Biden administration – and you – can do about it.

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Read about Dr. Hotez & the Texas Children's Hospital Center for Vaccine Development to create a cheap-to-produce, patent-free COVID vaccine for the whole world.
More on the Corbevax Vaccine Dr. Hotez has led development on.
And learn about efforts to roll out Corbevax soon in India.
Here's how you can donate this holiday season to support the Texas Children's Hospital Center's efforts to bring vaccines to the whole world.

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Music in the episode:

Brenda Lee, "Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree"

Judy Garland, "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas"

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