State of Health Episode 15: Immunocompromised Transplant Patients Return to Vaccine Clinics for Booster Shots

Katy Monte, an immunocompromised woman who has received three transplants as a result of her end-stage cystic fibrosis, talks to Gunnar about getting a third COVID-19 vaccine after the FDA recommended booster shots for people who may not have developed antibodies after the initial doses. She explains the conversations she had with her care teams, her frustrations with friends who are vaccine hesitant and how her past career as a nurse has informed her choices during the pandemic. Now a mother, she also talks about weighing the risks of pandemic versus her child’s development.

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