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Maine CDC Director Nirav Shah answers questions about the continuing pandemic, booster shots, children's vaccinations and more

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This show is streaming live on Maine Public's YouTube page, and on Maine Calling's Facebook page.

Dr. Nirav Shah joins us again to discuss the latest news and advice on Covid-19, as Maine's case numbers remain high. We'll hear about booster shots, vaccinations for children, flu season, what to expect as winter approaches—and we'll get answers to your questions.

Nirav Shah, director, Maine Center for Disease Control & Prevention

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