This virtual fireside chat will provide Dr. Nancy Messonnier, Director of the National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, an opportunity to speak to the public about the scientific integrity of the CDC, to address concerns regarding the speed and safety of coronavirus vaccines, and to discuss the government’s work to distribute them quickly and equitably. She will appear in conversation with Dr. Nsikan Akpan from National Geographic. A public Q&A will follow the discussion.
Nancy Messonnier, M.D.
Director of the National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases
Nsikan Akpan, Ph.D.
Science Editor, National Geographic
This event is co-hosted by the Aspen Institute Science & Society Program and LeapsMag.