Going Viral: Episode 141


The Oxford, Pfizer, Moderna vaccines – will they prevent transmission or just reduce severity?


In this episode:


– There is no data on whether these vaccines will reduce transmission
– Cold chain logistics will restrict distribution of the mRNA (Pfizer, Moderna) vaccines to specialised centres rather than GP clinics
– Questions remain regarding young, elderly, immunocompromised, chronic disease



Host: Dr David Lim, GP


Guest: Dr Gary Grohmann, Virologist; Vaccine Manufacturing Expert; Former Director of Immunobiology and WHO ERL at the TGA, Office of Laboratories and Scientific Services


Total time: 28 mins







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