In the second in a series of expert question and answer panels from the International Society of Neglected Tropical Diseases d³ (ISNTD d³) conference in London June 25-26th 2018, The Lancet Global Health’s Zoe Mullan chairs a great panel taking questions on the topic, Sustaining vaccine confidence in a post-truth era.
The panel includes Angus Thomson (Sanofi Pasteur), Tikki Pangestu (Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore), Pauline Paterson (London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine) and Rachel Grant (Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations-CEPI).
- Vaccine law and exemptions
- Thoughts on the eradicator of smallpox: ‘You can argue that he’s may of saved more lives than any other single human being in human history’
- The 1918 Influenza Pandemic: A short history and lessons learned
- Troubling statements about vaccines: Gloria Copeland and Milwaukee’s Patricia McManus
- Rabies: What should you do if you’re exposed?
- The flu pandemic clock is ticking: Are we ready?
- The growing anti-vaccine movement: A discussion with Dr Peter Hotez
- Anti-vaccine arguments rebutted
- Vaccine history: Cell strain WI-38
- Bacterial meningitis and vaccinations: A discussion with Dr. Leonard Friedland
- The cost of measles: A CDC review
- Japanese encephalitis, the Philippines and the need to put the vaccine on the national schedule
- Vaccine refusal: What’s behind it and how we become better ambassadors for vaccination
- Vaccines: How they work and some common misconceptions
Intro music: “Rapture” by Ross Bugden