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Shifting Mindsets: How do vaccines get approved?

Bottles of the single-dose Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine await transfer into syringes for administering last month in Los Angeles.
Bottles of the single-dose Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine await transfer into syringes for administering last month in Los Angeles.

The COVID-19 vaccines manufacturers used an emergency use authorization process. Vaccines must gain approval from both the Federal Drug Administration and the Center for Disease Control before it is released to the public. This episode of Shifting Mindsets for Better Health explains the vaccine approval process.

Shifting Mindsets: Vaccine Approval Process

Shifting Mindsets for Better Health, a continuing education podcast produced by our partners at Central Michigan University with a grant from the Children’s Foundation. This podcast series brings together healthcare professionals across disciplines to share insight into the far-reaching effects the coronavirus pandemic has on children, caretakers and medical care providers.

Learn more about Shifting Mindsets for Better Health at http://med.cmich.edu/shiftingmindsets.

Dr. Heather Polinsky is the Director of the School of Broadcast and Cinematic Arts at Central Michigan University. Before pursuing academia, Dr. Polinsky worked as an audio engineer at SoundTrax Recording Studios in Raleigh, North Carolina.