6 August 2020

Going viral: The race to a vaccine

COVID-19

Dr David Lim speaks with Associate Professor Nigel Crawford about access to vaccines, production and sale.

In this episode:

– Vaccine access equity, safety, and production at scale
– COVID antibodies seem to disappear soon after infection, are there implications for the vaccine?
– Is the low mutation rate good or bad for vaccine effectiveness?

Host: Dr David Lim, GP
Guest: A/Prof Nigel Crawford, paediatrician, director of Surveillance of Adverse Events Following Vaccination In the Community (SAEFVIC), Murdoch Children’s Research Institute; head of Immunisation Services Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne, Paediatric Department, University of Melbourne
Total time: 33 mins

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