Luis Monsalve, graduate of the Bloomberg School of Public Health, gives a firsthand look into his experiences working on Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine trial and his new role in vaccine distribution with Jhpiego.
Like most front-line health care workers, resident Mark Lieber is now fully vaccinated against COVID-19. He discusses why he’s still wearing a mask.
The COVID-19 vaccine campaign will last for months, if not longer — it took over a hundred years for vaccination to wipe out smallpox. By examining how smallpox vaccination succeeded and failed, we can learn what may happen with the COVID-19 vaccine rollout and how to address potential pitfalls.
With cold and flu season fast approaching, the push to vaccinate communities against influenza is greater than ever. Meanwhile, COVID-19 vaccine trials are working furiously to release a winning candidate by the end of the year.
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