Title: COVID19 Vaccines Science vs Antiscience


Peter Jay Hotez, MD, Ph.D., FAAP, FASTMH - Dean for the National School of Tropical Medicine, Professor – Department of Pediatrics and Molecular Virology and Microbiology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas.  Endowed Chair in Tropical Pediatrics, Co-Director – Texas Children’s Hospital Center for Vaccine Development, Texas Children’s Hospital, Houston, Texas. Founding Editor in Chief, PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases. Fellow in Disease and Poverty, James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy, Rice University Houston, Texas. Health Policy Scholar, Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy, Baylor College of Medicine.


Learning Objectives: 

1.  Summarize the impact of the B.1.1.7 variant on US transmission of COVID-19.

2.  Report on the efficacy and strengths and weaknesses of each of the COVID-19 vaccines in the US vaccination program

3.  Report on global failures or weaknesses in vaccinating low- and middle-income countries especially in Latin America and Africa, and our new “people’s vaccine” for global health now entering phase 3 trials.

4.   Highlight rising antivaccine sentiments and its recent shifts.

5.   Create awareness on approaches to countering antivaccine activities.


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Session date: 
04/15/2021 - 7:30am to 8:30am CDT
via Zoom
United States
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 1.00 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 1.00 University of Wisconsin–Madison Continuing Education Hours

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Peter Hotez, MD, PhD, FAAP, FASTMH