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WVXU: How's the COVID-19 vaccine rollout going In Ohio?

January 6, 2021

WVXU reporter Michael Monks spoke to UC faculty members, Dustin Calhoun, MD, and Louito Edje, MD, for a Cincinnati Edition story discussing the process for COVID-19 vaccination in Cincinnati and hesitancy that some residents have in receiving that protective measure. Ohio residents age 65 and older, school employees and people with medical conditions that put them at high-risk will be eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine in about two weeks.

WVXU: Meet the UC doctor trying to change minds skeptical of the...

December 29, 2020

Louito Edje, MD, associate dean of graduate medical education at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and UC Medical Center, spoke with WVXU about why she is on a public relations blitz – participating in segments on CNBC, TMZ, BET and MSNBC - to change minds about vaccinations for COVID-19. The pandemic is having a disproportionate impact on Black Americans and Edje, a Black female physician, is hoping her participation in the Moderna vaccine trial and her voice may sway some opinions about vaccine safety and efficacy.

Newsy: Black healthcare workers aim to build trust in COVID-19...

December 21, 2020

Louito Edje, MD, associate dean for graduate medical education at the UC College of Medicine and UC Medical Center, spoke with Newsy for a televised segment about the history that leads to hesitation for some in the Black community when it comes to vaccinations. The Tuskegee experiment that left Black men untreated for syphilis and the brutal gynecological studies on enslaved Black women are only some of the examples.

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