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Christofer, Marek Doyle and Dr. Purvi Parikh speak about the COVID-19 vaccines in this episode of Do Explain. They discuss their effectiveness/efficacy, CDC's change in reporting of breakthrough infections, methodological limitations of certain studies, vaccine safety, comparing COVID-19 with the flu, natural immunity, self-reporting, and other related topics.
Marek Doyle is a functional nutritional therapist based in London, England. He has spent the last 15 years reconciling the data from 2,000 patient outcomes and 9,000 test results to build a model of personalized nutrition, and has been featured by a range of media, such as Sky Sports, the Daily Mail, Mens Health and Marie Claire.
Purvi Parikh, MD, is an immunologist and allergy specialist at NYU who has been involved in the Pfizer and AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccine Trials. Dr. Parikh practices in New York City at Allergy and Asthma Associates of Murray Hill and New York University School of Medicine. She also sits on the Board of Directors for the advocacy council of the American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology, and have appeared as a medical expert on CNN, CNBC and CBS News, among others.
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