SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — There's a lot of bad information about COVID-19 vaccines to be found out there.

So in the latest episode of the "The Health Variant" podcast, host and NewsMD Health Correspondent Jeremy Fugleberg features an expert question-and-answer session arranged by the University of Minnesota to provide useful, accurate information to questions about COVID-19.

The source: Dr. Louis Mansky, director of the Institute of Molecular Virology at the University of Minnesota.

It's a rapid-fire Q&A on COVID-19 vaccines, with questions on booster shots, fertility concerns, hesitancy, the universal flu shot and why Dr. Mansky has a giant framed picture on his wall of the virus that causes COVID-19.

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"The Health Variant" digs into health topics important to the region, such as COVID-19, cannabis and telehealth, introduces listeners to must-know places and people and offers behind-the-scenes reporting.

NewsMD is a Forum Communications brand focusing on health and health care reporting, primarily in the Upper Midwest, including coverage of industry news, research, trends, technology, economic and policy issues.

"The Health Variant" is available on major podcast apps, including:

For comments or podcast episode topic suggestions, contact Fugleberg at or on Twitter: @jayfug.