COVID-19 Web Series Part 22: Herd Immunity and Vaccine Update

CME : 0.5
Start Date :  Nov 10, 2020End Date :  Nov 10, 2021

Organized by :   Pri-Med

Specialties :   Infectious Disease, Immunology and Microbiology

Fees Fee :   Starting From Free

Conference Summary

COVID-19 Web Series Part 22: Herd Immunity and Vaccine Update is organized by Pri-Med.

Release Date: 11/10/2020
Expiration Date: 11/10/2021

Accreditation: 
Pri-Med Institute designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Topics:
• Infectious Diseases 
• Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)
• 2019 novel coronavirus
• SARS-CoV-2

Overview:
In the twenty-second episode of Pri-Med’s web series on COVID-19, faculty will examine the concept of “herd immunity” and how it relates to the evolving COVID-19 pandemic. They will not only explain the basics of herd immunity but take a deep dive into why herd immunity may or may not help to limit the spread of COVID-19. This session will also re-visit the COVID-19 vaccine pipeline, explaining where we stand with current vaccine trials and the outlook for vaccine development.

Learning Objectives:
• Outline the basics of herd immunity, how herd immunity thresholds are estimated, and factors that influence the duration of protection
• Describe the limitations of relying upon infection-induced herd immunity with COVID-19
• Distinguish pathways to creation of an effective vaccine against COVID-19
• Evaluate updates in the development of a vaccine against COVID-19 

Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.

Topic
✔Infectious diseases
  Infectious diseases
Credit Info

  • CME : 0.5
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