One of the most important factors of ending the COVID-19 pandemic is vaccination, both effectiveness and percentage of population that has been vaccinated. Despite the widespread use of various platforms of the vaccine, there are still questions and unknowns about their efficacy on different groups of people, how long it will last, booster shots and mixed vaccinations, etc. UChicago Center in Beijing and UChicago Medicine's International Programs Office have joined hands to invite Dr. Emily Landon of UChicago Medicine to discuss these important issues and concerns, especially for the Chinese audience.
Ever since the outbreak of the pandemic, Dr. Landon has been deeply involved in fighting the disease. In her capacity as the Hospital Epidemiologist and Executive Medical Director of the Infection Prevention & Control Program at UChicago Medicine, she advised the city of Chicago in formulating its pandemic policies and a sort after expert in the field. In this lecture, also Beijing Center's first Fall Series talk, she will focus on different vaccination platforms, their roadmaps, and safety and desirability of mixed vaccination, etc. and answer questions from the audience.
The lecture will be in English with Chinese simultaneous translation.