A Shot in the Arm: What You Need to Know about the COVID Vaccines

With two vaccines approved for emergency use in the U.S., the next major hurdle in the fight against the pandemic will be getting people immunized. In the U.S. alone, distributing vaccines to over 300 million people will present an unprecedented logistical challenge. Moderator Alex Knapp, Senior Editor of Healthcare and Science at Forbes, will lead a discussion with a panel of experts to answer your questions about COVID-19 vaccines, including their safety, effectiveness, and distribution process.

Vaccinations – A Deeper Dive

As a complement to our June 20 evening lecture with Dr. Barbara Pahud, the Library is sponsoring programs in the community to take a deeper dive into the issues related to communicable diseases.

Everything You Want to Know About Vaccines (But Were Afraid to Ask)

Dr. Barbara Pahud, Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine and Associate Director of NIH’s Vaccine Treatment and Evaluation Unit (VTEU) at Children’s Mercy Hospital, will discuss the issues of vaccinations locally, nationally, and globally. She will examine the truths and myths, and everything you need to know to stay up-to-date and to be able to tell fake news from true science.

Click here to register for free e-tickets.