Demystifying COVID-19 Vaccines

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Join John McConnell, Editor-in-Chief of The Lancet Infectious Diseases, and Ylann Schemm, Director of the Elsevier Foundation and Corporate Responsibility at Elsevier in an engaging discussion about how COVID-19 vaccines work and their safety and efficacy in preventing infection. John will share insights into the public's most frequently asked questions.

Learn about:

  • Why vaccines are important?
  • Are vaccines safe?
  • How do vaccines work?
  • Can we get infected after having been vaccinated?
  • How effective are the current vaccines against the different strains of COVID-19?

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Speakers

John McConnell

John McConnell

Editor-in-Chief, The Lancet Infectious Diseases

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).

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Ylann Schemm

Ylann Schemm

Director of the Elsevier Foundation and Corporate Responsibility at Elsevier

As Director of the Elsevier Foundation, Ylann Schemm drives technology-enabled partnerships to advance diversity in science, build research capacity and support global health around the world.

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