Video and Text Passages

Part of the Putting COVID-19 Vaccines to the Test Curriculum Collection.

Part 1: How Do You Prepare for a Pandemic of a Virus That Doesn’t Exist Yet?

Years before SARS-CoV-2 even existed, scientists who study viral pathogens knew that a pandemic caused by a novel coronavirus was likely.

Part 2: How Do You Develop a Vaccine for a Novel Disease in Less Than a Year?

How thousands of volunteers are recruited and how the clinical trials are conducted.

Part 3: How Do We Know the Vaccine Is Safe and Effective?

The safety and efficacy results of the COVID-19 vaccine trials.

Part 4: What Is the Future of Pandemics and Vaccines?

How vaccine technology and public health measures can prepare us for the next pandemic.