Global thought leader Bishop T.D. Jakes will speak directly with the scientists responsible for developing the Moderna and Pfizer Covid-19 vaccines. The virtual panel discussion will take place today, Jan. 25, at noon Central Time (1 p.m. Eastern Standard Time): T.D. Jakes YouTube channel.
In “Conversations with America: Understanding the COVID-19 Vaccine,” Bishop Jakes, Dr. Anthony Fauci and scientists will discuss how nearly 40 percent of Americans and some communities of color are feeling vaccine hesitancy.
|Leading the discussion:
§ Bishop T.D. Jakes is senior pastor of The Potter’s House. Located in Dallas, The Potter’s House is a 30,000-member nondenominational, multicultural church and humanitarian organization led by Bishop T. D. Jakes, twice featured on the cover of Time magazine as America’s Best Preacher and as one of the nation’s 25 Most Influential Evangelicals. Conversations with America is a semi-regular, data-driven forum developed by Jakes to help Americans navigate difficult discussions.
§ Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
§ Dr. Kizzmekia Corbett, lead scientist on the coronavirus research team at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases’ Vaccine Research Center, who leads the team of scientists behind the Moderna Inc. COVID-19 vaccine
§ Dr. Onyema Ogbuagu, principal investigator of the Pfizer COVID-19 trial at the Yale Center for Clinical Investigation and infectious disease specialist
- Dr. Jill Waggoner, family medicine practitioner, author, and health and wellness expert