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Dr. John A. Vanchiere

  • Thursday, July 28, 2022, at 6 p.m. Dr. Randall Brewer hosts this Health Matters to talk about coronavirus variants including the current Omicron BA.5 variant. Guests include Pediatric Infectious Disease Specialist Dr. Joseph Bocchini, with Willis-Knighton Health System; Dr. John Vanchiere, Professor and Chief, Section of Pediatric Infectious Diseases with LSU Health; and Krista Queen, PhD, Director of Viral Genomic and Surveillance at LSU Health Shreveport. Questions will be taken at 1-800-552-8502 during the show.
  • Thursday, Jan. 13, 2022. As the Omicron variant is surging in our region and across the country, Dr. Sanford Katz hosts this episode of Health Matters with guests Dr. John Vanchiere, Professor of Pediatrics and Infectious Disease at LSU Health Shreveport and Director of LSU Health Shreveport COVID-19 Community Testing and Vaccinations, and Dr. Joseph Bocchini, Infectious Disease Physician with Willis-Knighton Health System. They will update us on how people are faring with this variant, testing and treatments, new isolation recommendations, and more. Questions will be taken at 1-800-552-8502 during the show.
  • Airs Thursday, November 8, 2018, at 6 p.m. Measles outbreaks, a polio-like virus, the flu–what’s a parent to do? Tune in for Health Matters, Thursday at 6…