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Archived 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

Archived Public Lecture: Navigating Pandemics: Trusted Messenger Perspectives on Coronavirus, COVID-19 and Vaccines

Date: Feb. 25, 2021
Time: 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. 

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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. 

Additional Details 

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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