A Vaccine for the Zika Virus?

CBHD's Healthcare Ethics Council Webinar

Thursday, July 14th, 2016
12:00pm (noon) - 1:00pm (CDT)

Speaker: Gregory A. Poland, MD

The recent Zika virus outbreak around the world has caught society’s attention. Fear, anxiety, and speculation spread as a contagion during a seemingly fleeting media blitz. This brief webinar will cover an overview of the virus, its effects, and a breakthrough vaccine that is being developed for it.

The webinar was sponsored by CBHD's Healthcare Ethics Council - a community of healthcare professionals in affiliation with The Center for Bioethics & Human Dignity that recognizes and engages in dignified medical healthcare and professional education in the Judeo-Christian Hippocratic tradition.

About Gregory A. Poland, MD:
Internationally known expert Gregory A. Poland, MD, is the Director of the Mayo Clinic Vaccine Research Group, a state-of-the-art research group and laboratory that seeks to understand the genetic drivers of viral vaccine response and investigates issues surrounding novel vaccines important to public health.