“Gain an understanding of the different platforms used to develop viral vaccines”
Scientists, pharmaceutical companies and governments are moving with unprecedented haste to develop a vaccine against SARS-CoV-2.
Vaccine development has historically had a high failure rate and teams around the world are deploying multiple technologies to produce a vaccine that will be effective in developing antibodies.
This session will look at some of the different platforms used in making viral vaccines.
In this session you will:
- Review vaccine components – learn about what is in a vaccine, and what is not.
- Gain an understanding of the different platforms used to develop viral vaccines
- Explore the 2 candidate COVID-19 vaccines that the Commonwealth has secured for Australians and discuss some issues surrounding these vaccines
- Investigate influenza vaccines and potential causes of differences between the viruses in the vaccine and the ones that are circulating
R.N., B.N., M.N. (Advanced Practice), M.N. (Mental Health Nursing)
Gail has worked for the last 8 years as a Public Health Nurse within the Communicable Disease team of a Queensland Public Health Unit. Gail has a diverse employment history working primarily in Australia plus also spent 18mths working as an Agency Nurse in England.
Over the last 3 decades, she has held positions as a Nurse Academic, Nurse Educator, Infection Control CNC, Surgical Unit Clinical Nurse and Clinical Nurse at Tuberculosis Control Units both in Brisbane and London. During her career, Gail worked in nursing administration as an (acting) Nursing Director for a period in excess of one year…Read More>>