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COVID-19 Vaccines: Science vs Antiscience - Dr. Peter Hotez, Baylor College of Medicine

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Thursday, July 14, 2022 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Virtual Event
Tune into the Global Health Series on Thursday, July 14, 2022, from 12 p.m. - 1 p.m. ET, to hear from Dr. Peter Hotez, professor at Baylor College of Medicine and co-director of the Texas Children's Hospital Center for Vaccine Development, as he discusses how to address vaccine equity and the rising and aggressive globalizing antiscience movement.
 
Dr. Hotez will also report on the advancement of CORBEVAX, a low-cost recombinant protein COVID-19 vaccine developed by Texas Children’s Hospital.
 
Learning objectives:
 
  • Summarize the impact of COVID-19 among unvaccinated populations in the U.S. and globally
  • Learn about global failures or weaknesses in vaccinating low-and middle-income countries, especially in Latin America, Southeast Asia, and Africa
  • Explore the origins of rising antivaccine sentiments and its recent shifts
  • Learn approaches to countering anti-vaccine activities
 
The Global Health Series is a monthly virtual series that brings together champions in global health science and strategy. The series is hosted by the Department of Global Health at Florida International University.

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