• By Joel Streed

8-25-2021 COVID-19 Media Only News Briefing: Ask the Mayo expert

August 25, 2021
close up of COVID-19 vaccine vial being held by a person wearing a blue PPE glove

On Wednesday, Aug. 25, Dr. Andrew Badley, Chair of the COVID-19 Task Force at Mayo Clinic, fielded questions from news reporters and producers about COVID-19.

Journalists who have already registered on the News Network can log into their accounts to download a recording of the Zoom briefing at the end of this post.

Journalists who would like to access the media briefing video can register with the News Network here.

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Andrew Badley, M.D. / Chair - COVID-19 TaskForce / Mayo Clinic

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