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Safety of COVID-19 vaccines: what we need to know

COVID-19 vaccines

As the world rolls out COVID-19 vaccines, many people are asking what to expect – in particular, are these vaccines safe? The answer is yes, but here’s a bit more information you may find useful.
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Betacoronavirus/imunologia, Infecções por Coronavirus/imunologia, Pneumonia Viral/imunologia, Pandemias/prevenção & controle, Comunicação em Saúde, Vacinas Virais/imunologia, COVID-19

Getting vaccines, medicines and tests ready for emergency use

COVID-19 vaccines

Making vaccines, tests and medicines available can take a long time, even when there’s a health emergency like COVID -19. To ensure rapid access for all, the World Health Organization has developed the Emergency Use Listing - EUL - and this video explains how EUL works.
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Infecções por Coronavirus/prevenção & controle, Pneumonia Viral/prevenção & controle, Pandemias/prevenção & controle, Acesso a Medicamentos Essenciais e Tecnologias em Saúde, Comunicação em Saúde, COVID-19

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/genética, Pandemias/prevenção & controle, Comunicação em Saúde, Infecções por Coronavirus/genética, Pneumonia Viral/genética, Monitoramento Epidemiológico, Mutação/genética, DNA Viral/genética, COVID-19

How COVID-19 vaccines are able to be developed so fast?

COVID-19 vaccines

WHO Chief Scientis, Dr Soumya Swaminathan, explains why COVID-19 vaccines are able to be developed so fast.
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Betacoronavirus/imunologia, Infecções por Coronavirus/imunologia, Pneumonia Viral/imunologia, Pandemias/prevenção & controle, Comunicação em Saúde, Vacinas Virais/imunologia, COVID-19

What causes a virus to change and how to stop stronger COVID-19 variants from emerging

COVID-19 vaccines

When a virus is widely circulating in a population and causing many infections, the likelihood of the virus mutating increases. The more opportunities a virus has to spread, the more it replicates – and the more opportunities it has to undergo changes. Stopping the spread at the source remains key. Current measures to reduce transmission – including frequent hand washing, wearing a mask, physi...
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Betacoronavirus/genética, Infecções por Coronavirus/genética, Pneumonia Viral/genética, Pandemias/prevenção & controle, Comunicação em Saúde, Mutação/genética, COVID-19

To stop stronger COVID-19 variants from emerging we need to work together globally

COVID-19 vaccines

Ensuring equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines is more critical than ever to address the evolving pandemic. If some parts of the world eliminate the virus while it spreads widely in other areas, we all run the risk of stronger strains evolving. We’re only safe when everyone is safe.
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Betacoronavirus/genética, Infecções por Coronavirus/genética, Pneumonia Viral/genética, Pandemias/prevenção & controle, Comunicação em Saúde, Mutação/genética, COVID-19

What causes a virus to change?

COVID-19 vaccines

When a virus is widely circulating in a population and causing many infections, the likelihood of the virus mutating increases. The more opportunities a virus has to spread, the more it replicates – and the more opportunities it has to undergo changes.
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Betacoronavirus/genética, Infecções por Coronavirus/genética, Pneumonia Viral/genética, Pandemias/prevenção & controle, Comunicação em Saúde, Mutação/genética, COVID-19

Vaccines are life-saving interventions

COVID-19 vaccines

In the context of COVID-19 vaccine research, Dr Soumya Swaminathan, WHO Chief Scientist, talks about the pivotal role that vaccines have played in saving millions of lives. She also explains the rigorous process that vaccines must go through before being certified as safe.
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Betacoronavirus/imunologia, Infecções por Coronavirus/imunologia, Pneumonia Viral/imunologia, Pandemias/prevenção & controle, Comunicação em Saúde, Vacinas Virais/imunologia, 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/imunologia, Infecções por Coronavirus/imunologia, Pneumonia Viral/imunologia, Pandemias/prevenção & controle, Comunicação em Saúde, Programas de Imunização/organização & administração, Vacinas Virais/administração & dosagem, Relação Dose-Resposta Imunológica, COVID-19

The road to a COVID-19 vaccine

COVID-19 vaccines

Developing a vaccine is a long road full of checkpoints. Each phase designed to make sure it is both effective and safe. But with the whole world struggling to contain a pandemic, and unprecedented amounts of funding available, the road to finding the COVID-19 vaccine looks more like this.
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Betacoronavirus/imunologia, Infecções por Coronavirus/imunologia, Pneumonia Viral/imunologia, Pandemias/prevenção & controle, Comunicação em Saúde, Programas de Imunização/organização & administração, Vacinas Virais/provisão & distribuição, COVID-19
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