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The UK SARS-Coronavirus-2 Vaccine Programme – an update

  • Date: Thursday 21st January 2021 from 1.00-2.00 pm
  • Venue: Zoom meeting
  • Members £0.00
  • Non Members £

You will be able to submit questions to the speaker during the event using the Q&A function on Zoom. The webinar will be recorded.  This meeting is being subsidised by the Manchester Medical Society and is FREE for all to attend.

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1.00-2.00 pm

Dr David Baxter, Consultant in Health Protection, Stockport MBC; Director of Medical Education, Stockport NHS FT; Honorary Lecturer in Public Health Medicine, University of Manchester and Professor of Clinical Medicine, American University of the Caribbean


Virology and Immunology as relevant to SARS-Coronavirus-2 control by vaccination. Description and comparison between the Pfizer mRNA Vaccine and the Astra Zeneca Viral-vector Vaccine. Vaccine programme objectives and understanding how they relate to prioritisation of the UK programme.

 Learning Objectives:

1. Attendees will use the learned information to analyse the UK programme
2. The attendee will use the learned information to compare the two vaccines currently used in the UK programme