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How immunity works- why developing vaccines takes time

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December 15, 2020


1.5 hours






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How immunity works- why developing vaccines takes time.

Designing a vaccine that provides immunity and causes little or no side effects is no simple task. A coronavirus vaccine, in particular, poses its own unique challenges. This is a review for lay persons of how our immune system works to protect us, and how we design vaccines to stimulate that process before we actually get sick.

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Session Details:

Tuesday, December 15, 2020- 10:00am-11:30am

Participants Welcomed:

Community, students who are Non-science majors


Jeff Kingsbury