Mornings w/Brian Haldane: Sophia Thomas

On this segment of the show Brian talks with Sophia Thomas who is the President of The American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP). She talks with Brian about a number of topics including:

Vaccine distribution and how at risk people are struggling to get in queue

·        Falling hospitalizations and infections across the country

·        Dangerous new variants that have emerged across America

·        The importance of masking/distancing and further research on the effectiveness of double-masking

·        WHO/CDC guidance on pregnant women taking the vaccine

·        NPs on the front lines of COVID and how emergency medical authority in some states is bending the cost curve and expanding access to care for vulnerable communities