COVID-19 Vaccines: An Update on Research & Global Availability

Presented by

John McConnell | Editor-in-Chief, The Lancet Infectious Diseases (London, United Kingdom)

About this talk

Join John McConnell, Editor-in-Chief of The Lancet Infectious Diseases to update yourself on the latest scientific viewpoints regarding the workings of the COVID-19 vaccines. In this professional webinar, John will cover areas such as: • Effectiveness of vaccines in preventing disease, including variant viruses • Vaccine safety – reactogenicity, anaphylaxis, clotting disorders, Bell’s palsy • What vaccines are available and their mechanisms of action • The path to making vaccines available worldwide • How has the pandemic affected the research landscape Moreover, you will get the opportunity to secure answers to your own pressing questions. You won’t want to miss this valuable webinar. About the presenter: John McConnell studied clinical microbiology and parasitology at the University of East London, before spending 6 years researching septic-shock-related topics at the Royal Postgraduate Medical School, Hammersmith Hospital, London (now part of Imperial College London). He joined The Lancet in 1990 as a peer-review editor before becoming the first Web Editor in 1996. In 2001, John was the founding editor of The Lancet Infectious Diseases. He has appeared as an expert commentator on BBC, ITV, Channel 4, Sky News, Al Jazeera, CNBC, CNN, and CCTV America. In the past year, The Lancet Infectious Diseases has published some of the most impactful research on COVID-19.

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