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COVID-19: Vaccine Struggles (May 2021)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2021-05-07

Duration: 00:04:27

Subjects: COVID-19 pandemic | Coronaviruses | Public health | Vaccines


  • St. Cyr, Kara Host
  • Ford, Raneesha Interviewee


This segment form the May 7, 2021, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Kara St. Cyr’s report on the continued COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy in Louisiana. She interviews Raneesha Ford, the director of pharmacy services at the Baton Rouge General, who discusses herd immunity, vaccine hesitancy, and the increase in people who are missing their appointments for the second dose of the vaccine.