Each week Melissa talks with Dr. Fred Browne from Griffin Health. Tune in Thursday at 8:38am or listen below.
Griffin Health Podcast
State officials are warning after a dangerous strain of the bird flu was found in a backyard flock of birds in New London County. No human cases of the strain have been reported in the state. Dr. Browne explained how bird flu spreads and the threats to be aware of. IMAGE CREDIT: iStock / Getty Images…Continue Reading
Covid is slowly leaving the top headlines but here’s something exciting…Dr. Browne shared on the show that he believes we have reached herd immunity and the masks in schools probably should go away. Hear his explanation right here. IMAGE CREDIT: iStock / Getty Images PlusContinue Reading
Pfizer is going for the emergency use authorization approval for its covid vaccine. This time, it’s for children 6 months to 5 years old. Some of the most common questions are answered: what does EUA mean? How much of a dose are these kids getting? What does the vaccine do to their immune systems? Dr. Browne…Continue Reading
Dr. Browne addresses the latest variant…cousin? The stealth omicron variant has been detected in Connecticut and we get the latest on that. Plus, we talked about government data on covid patients and positive tests. IMAGE CREDIT: iStock / Getty Images PlusContinue Reading
Dr. Browne talked about the importance of covid boosters and the aftermath. Plus, how do we report covid numbers in the hospitals? iStock / Getty Images PlusContinue Reading
Dr. Browne confirmed that the omicron variant is peaking and we are reaching herd immunity. Could this be a small blessing in disguise? Also, we talked about the difference between N95 and KN95 masks and how to tell if the ones online are fake. IMAGE CREDIT: iStock / Getty Images PlusContinue Reading