Pathogen Perspectives

Pathogen Perspectives

In Pathogen Perspectives the podcast, Heather Lander, PhD, an expert in viral pathogenesis, brings her blog to the airwaves to help bridge the dangerous gap between the science of infectious diseases and public misperception. *Podcast music is from Heather Nova's song, I Miss My Sky. Used with permission.


January 9, 2021 38 mins
In this episode, Heather provides an in-depth discussion on the COVID-19 vaccine platforms other than mRNA, currently in clinical trials around the world. These include self-replicating mRNA, DNA, protein-based, attenuated virus, inactivated virus, repurposed vaccines, and virus vector vaccines. Heather discusses: -What each platform involves -Pros and cons -Those of each type currently authorized for emergency use -Unexpected i...

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In this episode, Heather provides an in-depth discussion on the COVID-19 mRNA vaccines authorized for emergency use in the US. She covers:
  • What is mRNA
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Pathogen Perspectives is a podcast aimed at communicating the science of infectious diseases to the general public. We will cover topics like Ebola, vaccines, SARS2 and COVID-19. This introductory episode answers the questions, who is Heather Lander and why should you listen to this podcast.


*Podcast music is from the song I miss My Sky, by Heather Nova, and is used with permission.

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