BET To Air 'COVID-19 Vaccine And The Black Community A Tyler Perry Special'
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BET To Air 'COVID-19 Vaccine And The Black Community A Tyler Perry Special'

BET and Tyler Perry have announced an upcoming special, COVID-19 Vaccine and the Black Community A Tyler Perry Special which will air Thursday, January 28, at 9 p.m. ET/PT  on BET and BET Her.

Perry will chat with  Carlos del Rio, MD Executive Associate Dean, Emory School of Medicine at Grady Health System, and Kimberly Dyan Manning, MD Professor of Medicine at Grady Health System to "address the public's concerns and fears about the COVID-19 vaccine."

The description: The half-hour special provides helpful and factual information for viewers looking to protect themselves and their families from this unprecedented crisis. Tackling issues head-on, Perry asks the hard-hitting questions to help the community gain insight into this new vaccine.

It is the latest in the network's "informative specials that address the impacts of COVID-19 on the Black community and answers questions about the vaccine."

The special is executive produced by Tyler Perry for Tyler Perry Studios.


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