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The COVID-19 Vaccine - Where are we at?

Speciality Classification
General Practice ( GP ) / Family Medicine
Start Date
18-Nov-2020
Location
Online
Delivery
Online
Duration
1 hour

Webinar 18 Nov, 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM (AEDT)

Vaccination of the Australian population against the SARS-CoV-2 virus (COVID-19) when a vaccine becomes available, is a key national pandemic response strategy outlined in the Australian Health Management Plan for Pandemic Influenza (AHMPPI) and Australian Health Sector Emergency Response Plan for Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). Since the identification of the COVID-19 virus in early 2020, vaccine manufacturers have been working on developing effective vaccines. This webinar will provide an update on the current state of vaccine development, the progress of human trials and program considerations relating to allocation, safety, and efficacy.

Learning outcomes
  • Be aware of the potential COVID-19 vaccines that are currently under development and the progress of human trials
  • Discuss vaccine platforms and development
  • Be aware of considerations for vaccine prioritisation and allocation
  • Discuss the safety and efficacy of a pandemic vaccine and the associated monitoring processes
  • This event attracts 2 CPD points

    Speaker Dr Kristine McCartney
    Director of NCIRS

    Director of NCIRS (National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance)

    Type
    Delivery
    Title
    The COVID-19 Vaccine - Where are we at?
    Interest Areas / Topics Covered
    Community health, Infectious disease
    Location
    Provider Type
    Non Profit Organisation
    Duration
    1 hour
    Start Date
    18-Nov-2020
    CPD Points
    2
    Price
    Free
    Location
    Online
    Price:
    Free
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