COVID-19Formation: Vaccination against COVID-19

Scientific Rationale for Quebec's SARS-Cov-2 Vaccination Recommendation

Recorded on January 26, 2021 at McGill University by Dr. Chantal Sauvageau, Specialist in public health and preventive medicine, Institut national de santé publique du Québec.

This 40-minute presentation and 20-minute Questions and Answers focus on the fast pace of research and development on SARS-Cov-2 vaccines, compare mRNA formulations with those of other vaccines, discuss the characteristics of licensed vaccines, their efficacy, and clinical manifestations. The Quebec vaccination program objectives and the rationale for prioritizing different population groups and for the delayed second dose are also discussed.

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