About this event

  • Date and time Thu 1 Sep 2022 from 12:30pm to 1:30pm
  • Location Online

The UK has become the first country to approve Moderna’s bivalent vaccine, which targets both the original strain of the virus and the Omicron variant.

In this episode of the COVID-19 series, Professor Anthony Harnden will be interviewed by Victoria Macdonald. Professor Anthony Harnden is Deputy Chair of the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI). Victoria Macdonald is Health and Social Care Editor at Channel 4 News. They look to discuss and answer questions surrounding the first dual-variant Covid vaccine, and how it will form part of the autumn programme.

The RSM COVID-19 Series is for health professionals, by health professionals; a series of talks dedicated to give healthcare workers on the frontline, regular and easy-to-access updates from healthcare leaders on COVID-19.

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Key speakers

Anthony Harnden

Professor Anthony Harnden

Deputy Chair, Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation

Victoria Macdonald

Victoria Macdonald

Health and Social Care Editor, Channel 4 News  



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