Virtual Public Lecture: Navigating Pandemics: Trusted Messenger Perspectives on Coronavirus, COVID-19 and Vaccines
Maury Strauss Distinguished Public Lecture presented by the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC
About This Lecture
The emergence of a new member of the Coronavirus family, SARS-Coronavius-2, has led to a highly impactful global pandemic of the disease COVID-19. This lecture will provide science-based insight into the knowns and unknowns of how virus infection leads to a range of outcomes, and on available preventions that include COVID-19 vaccines. Dr. Fuller will explore what is necessary to move to manage the COVID-19 pandemic to allow co-existing with this new viral pathogen.
Article ItemInternational virologist to address the faith, science of COVID-19 vaccinations in Black communities , article
Oveta Fuller, a scientist and ordained minister who has worked to address HIV awareness through faith leaders, will bring her experience working with HIV/AIDS to a discussion of the COVID-19 pandemic and resistance to getting vaccinated in the next installment of the Maury Strauss Distinguished Public Lecture Series, hosted by Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC.
This is a free event hosted by Dr. Michael Friedlander and the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute. For more information, please call 540-526-2059 or send an e-mail.
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A. Oveta Fuller, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Michigan Medical School;
Former Director, African Studies Center, International Institute, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts; University of Michigan