In this episode we speak with Kathleen Shannon Dorcy about vaccines. Shannon Dorcy is an Associate Teaching Professor at UW Tacoma. She’s also the Director of Research, Education and Clinical Practice at the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance as well as a staff scientist at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. Shannon Dorcy discusses how vaccines work including how they work once inside the body. She also talks about the FDA approval process and why/how the COVID vaccines were developed so quickly. Finally, Shannon Dorcy addresses some of the concerns expressed by those who are on the fence about getting vaccinated.