American Indian Physician Tells Why He Got His COVID-19 Vaccine

Family physician Donald Warne, MD, MPH, director of the Indians Into Medicine Program & the Public Health Program at the University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences, shares how social & ceremonial gatherings at Grand Forks are an important part of the spiritual culture & makeup of his people. He tells why he got his COVID-19 vaccination & encourages others to get vaccinated so they can get back to reconnecting with each other as their ancestors have done for many generations.

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