Drs. Larry Corey and Donna Hansel joined moderator Benjamin Woodard of The Seattle Times to discuss the state of the COVID-19 pandemic and what to expect this fall and winter.

Corey, a virologist and past president and director at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, helped to lead trials for the COVID-19 vaccines.

Hansel, a professor and chair of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine at Oregon Health and Science University, helped to launch a coronavirus screening program at K-12 schools in Oregon.

The panel discussion covered topics such as vaccine boosters, kids and COVID-19, treatments, breakthrough cases, rapid testing, vaccine mandates and distrust and misinformation.

The panel was cohosted by the Times and Murdock Trust.