Marking the anniversary of New York City’s first coronavirus case, News12 interviewed Mercy College Professor Rossi Hassad, MPH, Ph.D. to reflect on the past year and discuss what to expect moving forward. In the segment, Hassad addresses the initial causes of the public health crisis, encourages vaccinations and emphasizes the importance of continuing to safeguard against the virus.
To view the full News12 segment, “Doctor encourages New Yorkers to get vaccinated on 1-year mark since city’s first COVID case,” please click here.
In addition, MedPage Today published Hassad’s opinion editorial, “Why You Should Trust the COVID Vax.” In the piece, Hassad discusses the multiple factors and influences that may contribute to vaccine hesitancy to better inform practitioners when engaging in related conversations with their clients and patients.
To read the full op-ed, please click here.