In the following article, Kanta Subbarao, director of the WHO Collaborating Centre for Reference and Research on Influenza in Melbourne, discusses the unknowns that lie ahead as we plan for the roll-out of the COVID-19 vaccine. Community engagement and transparency will be key to a successful vaccination campaign. Professor Subbarao touches on public involvement and the idea of “citizen juries” to participate in discussions on the risks and benefits of COVID-19 vaccines and who should receive the vaccine first.

To read the article in full please follow the link below:

Nature: COVID-19 vaccines: time to talk about the uncertainties

Professor Subbarao was recently a guest on our COVID19: Road to a vaccine podcast series. To listen to her episode please refer to the following link:

COVID19: Road to a vaccine