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Science in 5

Sep 24, 2021

What steps should a school take to keep students and staff safe from COVID-19? What about vaccination? How can families and communities keep themselves safe as schools reopen? Dr Maria Van Kerkhove explains in Science in 5 this week.


Sep 17, 2021

Many countries are using the approach of mixing vaccine doses from different manufacturers. What do we know about the safety and efficacy of this approach? What does the evidence tell us about using a fraction of the vaccine dose ? Dr Katherine O’Brien explains in Science in 5 this week.

Sep 10, 2021

What does evidence say so far about safety and effectiveness of booster shots? Are their groups who may need them? Should the world be considering booster shots at this stage of the pandemic? Dr Katherine O’Brian explains in Science in 5 this week.

Sep 3, 2021

Are you planning to quit tobacco during the pandemic? What risk does COVID-19 pose to a tobacco user? Learn how the tobacco industry lured people to consume tobacco during the pandemic. Dr Hebe Gouda explains the health benefits of quitting tobacco in Science in 5.