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WHO’s Science in 5 on COVID-19 : Which vaccine should I take and what about side effects?

Science in 5

If you have the choice of more than one vaccine and are wondering which one to take and how to assess the risk of side effects, this episode of Science in 5 with WHO’s Dr Katherine O’Brien is for you.
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Betacoronavirus/immunology, Coronavirus Infections/prevention & control, Pneumonia, Viral/prevention & control, Pandemics/prevention & control, Viral Vaccines/adverse effects, Immunization Programs/organization & administration, Health Communication, COVID-19

WHO’s Science in 5 on COVID-19: vaccines, variants and mass gatherings

Science in 5

How much protection does the current batch of COVID-19 vaccines provide us? Would you need a booster shot for new variants? What does science and evidence tell us about mass gatherings and the spread of COVID-19? WHO’s Chief Scientist Dr Soumya Swaminathan explains in Science in 5 this week.
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Betacoronavirus/genetics, Betacoronavirus/immunology, Pandemics/prevention & control, Coronavirus Infections/immunology, Pneumonia, Viral/immunology, Coronavirus Infections/genetics, Pneumonia, Viral/genetics, Vaccine Potency, Viral Vaccines/immunology, Mutation/genetics, DNA, Viral/genetics, Health Communication, COVID-19

WHO’s Science in 5 on COVID-19 : medical oxygen

Science in 5

Medical oxygen is an essential medicine in the treatment of COVID-19. How is it used? Why is there a shortage in some countries and what are WHO, partners and Governments doing about it? WHO’s Dr Janet Diaz explains in Science in 5.
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Dissolved Oxygen/prevention & control, Coronavirus Infections/prevention & control, Pneumonia, Viral/prevention & control, Pandemics/prevention & control, Oxygen Inhalation Therapy, Health Communication, Health Consortia, Access to Essential Medicines and Health Technologies, Financial Resources in Health/economics, COVID-19, Medical oxygen

WHO’s Science in 5 on COVID-19: vaccines explained

Science in 5

Science in 5 series - episode #25 / If you have had COVID-19, should you still get vaccinated ? Why are we not vaccinating children under 16? WHO’s Chief Scientist Dr Soumya Swaminathan explains these and other vaccine related questions in Science in 5 this week.
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Betacoronavirus/immunology, Coronavirus Infections/immunology, Pneumonia, Viral/immunology, Pandemics/prevention & control, Viral Vaccines/immunology, Health Communication, COVID-19

WHO’s Science in 5 on COVID-19: vaccines, variants & doses

Science in 5

If you have already had COVID-19 do you still need both doses of the vaccine? Do these vaccines protect you against infection? Do they protect us against variants? WHO’s Dr Katherine O’Brien answers these questions in Science in 5 this week.
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Betacoronavirus/immunology, Coronavirus Infections/immunology, Pneumonia, Viral/immunology, Pandemics/prevention & control, Viral Vaccines/immunology, Immunization Programs/organization & administration, Vaccine Potency, Betacoronavirus/genetics, Coronavirus Infections/genetics, Pneumonia, Viral/genetics, Mutation/genetics, DNA, Viral/genetics, Health Communication, COVID-19

WHO’s Science in 5 on COVID-19: vaccines-when and why?

Science in 5

If you have been wondering when you would receive your vaccine, why you should get vaccinated and are concerned about what your are hearing about side effects, this episode of Science with 5 with WHO’s Chief Scientist Dr Soumya Swaminathan is for you.
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Betacoronavirus/immunology, Coronavirus Infections/immunology, Pneumonia, Viral/immunology, Pandemics/prevention & control, Viral Vaccines/immunology, Immunization Programs/organization & administration, Health Communication, Viral Vaccines/supply & distribution, COVID-19

WHO’s Science in 5 on COVID-19: developing WHO’s public health advice

Science in 5

In this week’s episode, WHO’s Dr. John Grove explains how WHO brings the best evidence together to develop health guidance for the world.
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Coronavirus Infections/prevention & control, Pneumonia, Viral/prevention & control, Pandemics/prevention & control, World Health Organization, Health Councils/organization & administration, 50207, Health Communication, COVID-19

WHO's Science in 5 on COVID-19: vaccines, variants & herd immunity

Science in 5

As new variants emerge people are wondering if they should wait until a more efficacious vaccine is available or if they should go ahead and get vaccinated now? Answering your questions on COVID-19 vaccines and variants in this episode of Science in 5 is WHO's Dr Soumya Swaminathan.
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Betacoronavirus/immunology, Coronavirus Infections/immunology, Pneumonia, Viral/immunology, Pandemics/prevention & control, Health Communication, Viral Vaccines/immunology, Mutation/genetics, Betacoronavirus/genetics, Coronavirus Infections/genetics, Pneumonia, Viral/genetics, COVID-19, Covax

WHO's Science in 5 on COVID-19: evolution of the SARS-CoV-2 virus

Science in 5

What is the latest information on the SARS-CoV-2 virus variants? How is WHO tracking these virus mutations globally and how do we know which ones are important? Answering these questions in this episode of Science in 5 is WHO's Dr. Maria Van Kerkhove.
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Betacoronavirus/genetics, Pandemics/prevention & control, Health Communication, Coronavirus Infections/genetics, Pneumonia, Viral/genetics, Epidemiological Monitoring, Mutation/genetics, DNA, Viral/genetics, COVID-19

WHO’s Science in 5 on COVID-19: vaccine dosage

Science in 5

How far apart should the doses of vaccines be? What if I miss my second dose? Can I get two doses from two different manufacturers? How was safety of vaccines ensured?
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Betacoronavirus/immunology, Coronavirus Infections/immunology, Pneumonia, Viral/immunology, Pandemics/prevention & control, Health Communication, Immunization Programs/organization & administration, Viral Vaccines/administration & dosage, Dose-Response Relationship, Immunologic, COVID-19
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