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Top medical officials in Indiana talk about COVID-19 vaccines

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — News 8 wanted to answer your questions about COVID-19 virus surge in Indiana.

It’s part of our station’s continued commitment to let viewers hear full answers directly from health experts about the pandemic.

It’s an effort that’s been awarded by the Indiana chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists.

News 8 invited some of the top medical officials in Indiana and around the country to take part. They discussed vaccines, boosters, children and misinformation.

Joining us Thursday night were:

  • Dr. Virgina Caine, director of the Marion County Public Health Department.
  • Dr. Ram Yeleti, executive vice president and chief physician executive at Community Health Network.
  • Dr. Jerome Adams, WISH-TV’s medical expert and former U.S. surgeon general.
  • Dr. Bechara Choucair, White House vaccinations coordinator.