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Feb 11 |An Update on the COVID-19 Vaccine Development Programs with Dr. Matthias Kurth
February 11, 2021 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Dr. Matthias Kurth, M.D. Ph.D. will discuss the status of the COVID-19 vaccines with specific attention to the two forerunners, which have been approved for use in the US. He will review what a vaccine is, its purpose, and the overall clinical trial design for vaccine development. Finally he will summarize the available data for the Pfizer and Moderna mRNA vaccines which showed 95% efficacy, as well as the expected side effects.