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End of Week 1

A summary of what was learnt in week 1 and introducing learners to what will be covered in week 2.

We hope that you have enjoyed the first week of this course. You should now have a better understanding of the different types of challenges in creating a vaccine, how vaccines are developed and manufactured and why there is an urgent need for a COVID-19 vaccine.

Next week we will discuss how vaccine safety is assessed, how vaccine efficacy and effectiveness is measured and take a further look at the development of a COVID-19 vaccine.

Please let us know your thoughts on week 1 and what you are looking forward to in week 2 in the comments section below.

See you in week 2!

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