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MYTHBUSTERS: Addressing COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy Ep 3

April 28, 2021
IMPACT Medicom
MYTHBUSTERS: Addressing COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy Ep 3
Show Notes

Welcome to IMPACT Medicom’s MYTHBUSTER series, addressing COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy. This series is aimed at health care professionals who are on the front lines of vaccine delivery, to help address common sources of misinformation around COVID-19 vaccines. 

In the third episode of the series, hosted by Anna Christofides (owner of IMPACT Medicom),  we discuss with Dr. Raywat Deonandan:

  • Strategies and tactics for discussing myths around COVID-19 with the public
  • The difference between individual and population risk and how to discuss these concepts 
  • Lessons we can learn from other countries and experiences
  • The efficacy of COVID-19 vaccines against known variants

Our guest
Dr. Ray Deonandan is an Epidemiologist and Associate Professor at the University of Ottawa, specializing in global health. Dr. Deonandan is a well-known science communicator, appearing on numerous news outlets throughout the COVID-19 pandemic in his effort to educate the public on the latest data. 

This podcast episode is sponsored by AstraZeneca Canada.  

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