Nov. 19, 2021
In photos: Scenes from HHS Secretary Xavier Becerra’s visit to VCU
Becerra met with patients receiving the COVID-19 vaccine and their families and held a news conference with Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam and HHS and VCU leaders.
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Xavier Becerra, secretary for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, visited the Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU on Thursday, part of a week of public appearances around the country to build trust and confidence in the pediatric COVID-19 vaccine.
University photographer Kevin Morley was on campus to document Becerra’s visit, which included meeting with patients receiving the vaccine and their families and a news conference with Gov. Ralph Northam; Admiral Rachel Levine, the assistant secretary for health in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services; VCU President Michael Rao, Ph.D., and VCU Health's Tiffany Kimbrough, M.D.