Understanding the COVID-19 Vaccine Presentation (pages 48-51)
COVID-19 Vaccine Lecture: The COVID-19 vaccine trials (9:41 - 13:09)
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Mastery Assignment: Understanding the COVID-19 Vaccine
1.How was the COVID-19 vaccine able to receive FDA approval so quickly?
2.What does the clinical trials pipeline look like for new vaccines?
3.Describe the results of the Pfizer clinical trial.
4.Why is receiving the COVID-19 vaccination safer than building a natural immunity by getting COVID-19?
5.Does the COVID-19 vaccine affect fertility?
6.In general terms, explain how vaccines work.
7.In general terms, explain how the immune system protects people against pathogens.
8.What is a virus? Explain in general terms.
9.What does it mean for the COVID-19 vaccine to be an mRNA vaccine?
10.Why might people have side effects such as headaches, muscle aches, and fever after receiving the COVID-19 vaccine?
11.Explain what a variant of a virus is.