Keeping vaccines safe – New podcast on COVID-19 vaccine surveillance

Signal detection / 29 June 2021

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UMC experts discuss how real-time vaccine surveillance works during a pandemic and the role of VigiBase in helping to ensure public safety.

With COVID-19 vaccinations rolling at full speed in many countries, there’s a lot of talk about vaccine safety monitoring. But what exactly does that mean and how should we be interpreting data on side effects? Uppsala Monitoring Centre’s Helena Sköld and Annette Rudolph walk us through the basics of vaccine pharmacovigilance.

Helena Sköld and Annette Rudolph. Photos: UMC

Helena Sköld and Annette Rudolph. Photos: UMC

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