A press release from Bates Technical College.
It’s been 18 months since COVID-19 was declared a pandemic, and a year and a half later, the problem is sadly no better as the Delta Variant of the virus surges — mainly among those who still refuse to get vaccinated. On this edition of Northwest Now, we’ll hear from Dr. Umair Shah, the state health secretary and a local physician, on why this variant is so resilient and what can be done to stop it. Are those who are refusing to vaccinate extending this pandemic, and what role is misinformation and selfishness playing?
Northwest Now is a weekly public affairs program that airs Friday at 7:30 p.m. on KBTC Public Television, a service of Bates Technical College. You can visit our website to watch past episodes and learn more about our show.
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