Next Generation Medicine Webinar: Making Sense of the COVID-19 Vaccine, with Deborah H. Fuller, Ph.D.
The development of a vaccine to fight against SARS-CoV-2 is exciting news, but few of us understand what this means, beyond understanding it’s a possible barrier against COVID-19. How are vaccines developed and how do they work? Will all COVID vaccines be the same? How will we know if the vaccine is safe and effective? How often will we need to be vaccinated?
Dr. Deborah Fuller, vaccinologist and professor of microbiology at the University of Washington will discuss the answers to these questions and more. Dr. Fuller’s lab has been the site of development of a vaccine candidate since January 2020.
Following Dr. Fuller's presentation, there will be a panel discussion with Dr. Fuller, Dr. Daniel Getz, chief medical officer Providence Sacred Heart, and Dr. Gretchen LaSalle, a family physician with MultiCare in Spokane, and the author of, "Let's Talk Vaccines: A Clinician's Guide to Addressing Vaccine Hesitancy and Saving Lives.”