03 September 2021 | Story Burneline Kaars

The University of the Free State invites students and staff to a webinar titled, ‘The COVID vaccine and YOU’. Dr Samantha Potgieter, infectious disease expert at the Universitas Academic Hospital and affiliated Lecturer in the Department of Internal Medicine, will answer questions from staff about the COVID-19 vaccine and how it affects them. The webinar will address questions such as the following: 

• what vaccination is and how it works
• how vaccines are developed and how we know they are safe and effective
• how the COVID-19 vaccine works and how it can protect you
• the side effects of the vaccine 
• the risks vs benefits of the vaccine.

You can also forward questions prior to the webinar to grimbeekl@ufs.ac.za
Date: Friday 10 September 2021
Time: 11:00-12:00

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