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Track, contain, vaccinate: How scientists tackle mass disease outbreaks

Gathering data, tracking outbreaks, and developing vaccines. Science has played a key role in fighting the coronavirus outbreak, and has been vital in fighting other infectious diseases for hundreds of years. Vaccines are one of our most powerful weapons, but analysing outbreaks' data also helps us save lives. But how do scientists do it? How do vaccines work? What kind of information do they need to do their job? Find out on 3 June!

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Dr William John Moss is the executive director of the International Vaccine Access Centre at John Hopkins University in Baltimore, USA.

Dr Alexandra Spencer is a Senior Immunologist working at the Jenner Institute, University of Oxford.

Dr Ben Wynne is a postdoctoral research associate at the University of Edinburgh’s School of Physics and Astronomy, Ben won a Rapid Assistance in Modelling the Pandemic (RAMP) award, from the Royal Society


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