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Tom Frieden, MD, MPH, addresses vaccine hesitancy and role of politics

Watch the AMA's daily COVID-19 update, with insights from AMA leaders and experts about the pandemic. In today’s COVID-19 Update, Tom Frieden, MD, MPH, former director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and president and CEO of Resolve to Save Lives in New York, discusses his work on vaccine hesitancy, including the role of politics and finding messaging that resonates.
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Tom Frieden, MD, on preparing for future pandemics

Watch the AMA's daily COVID-19 update, with insights from AMA leaders and experts about the pandemic. In today’s COVID-19 Update, Tom Frieden, MD, former director of the CDC and president and CEO of Resolve to Save Lives, discusses the importance of assessing your personal COVID-19 risk and the steps we need to take now to make the world more pandemic-proof.
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Former CDC Director Tom Frieden: Reopening schools can be safe

Dr. Tom Frieden, a former director of the CDC, says reopening schools can be done safely amid the COVID-19 pandemic. He spoke with CBSN's Anne-Marie Green and Vladimir Duthiers about the country's vaccine rollout, why collecting health data based on race and ethnicity is important, and the possibility of "vaccine passports" being required in the future.
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Ex-CDC director Tom Frieden on the next COVID-19 vaccines

Americans fortunate enough to receive COVID vaccines now, outside of clinical trials, are getting shots made by either Pfizer or Moderna. But newly released data from Novavax and Johnson & Johnson suggests that more vaccines could be on the way, with J&J's requiring a single dose. Axios Re:Cap digs into...
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Opinion: ‘Time Is Lives’: Tom Frieden on the Biden Pandemic Response

How is Joe Biden handling the pandemic that will come to define his legacy? Rates of new Covid-19 cases have started to fall from their devastatingly high peak. That’s good news, but it’s too early for Biden and his health team to take credit, says Dr. Tom Frieden, who was director of the Centers for Disease Control during Biden’s time as vice president. For a briefing on the Biden response, I called Frieden, who’s now the president and CEO of Resolve to Save Lives and a senior fellow for global health at the Council on Foreign Relations. His responses have been condensed and edited for clarity. — Matt Peterson.