The Road to Immunity During COVID-19 — Developing and Distributing a Vaccine

Paul Offit John Mascola Kathleen Neuzil Richard Hatchett Seth Berkley

Presenters' slides (PDF): Paul Offit, John Mascola, Kathleen NeuzilRichard Hatchett

Webinar transcript (PDF)



The ninth COVID-19 Conversations webinar will covered the basics of vaccine development, how developing a vaccine for COVID-19 differs from "traditional" vaccine development, and what actions can be taken now and in the coming months to ensure our supply chain is ready to manufacture millions of doses of a vaccine.

Our expert panel:

  • Paul A. Offit, MD (Moderator) — Director, Vaccine Education Center and attending physician, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
  • John R. Mascola, MD — Director, Dale and Betty Bumpers Vaccine Research Center, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
  • Kathleen M. Neuzil, MD, MPH, FIDSA — Myron M. Levine, MD Professor in Vaccinology and Director, Center for Vaccine Development and Global Health, University of Maryland School of Medicine
  • Richard J. Hatchett, MD — Chief Executive Officer, Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations
  • Seth Berkley, MD — Chief Executive Officer, Gavi, The Vaccine Alliance

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