Science and Vaccinations- An Update on Existing Vaccines and Their Limitations and Promises
With COVID19 pandemics surging in most parts of the world, the recent development of efficient vaccines has been a breakthrough and led to the first hope of curbing this major health crisis. Yet there are major hurdles and challenges to overcome, such as but not limited to the limitation of doses and logistics as well as the duration of protection and impact of viral variants on the efficacy of the vaccines.
Also one has to take into consideration the ongoing discussions and controversies regarding the concept of herd immunity and the possibility to get massive natural immunization through such herd immunization.
This session will update on the existing vaccines and their limitations and promises; it will address the major point of how the concepts of natural herd immunity and immunization through vaccination collide and can lead to design efficient and innovative strategies for large scale protection worldwide.