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The Science Behind the Coronavirus Vaccine

Wednesday, September 09, 2020 3:36 AM

A lot is riding on the development of a safe, effective COVID-19 vaccine. Nirav Shah, MD, an Infectious Disease expert, talks about the truth behind vaccines, how they are developed, how safe they are and why you should get it.

He will go into detail about what it takes to make a vaccine when time is of the essence and the world is watching. He is an Infectious Disease Attending Physician at NorthShore University HealthSystem. He is a Clinical Assistant Professor at University of Chicago, the Medical Director of Quality, Innovation and Clinical Practice Analytics, and the Program Director of Outcomes Research for Quality and Transformation.