In the year since the World Health Organization characterised COVID-19 as a global pandemic, there has been overwhelming interest in what exactly this new coronavirus is and the impact it would have globally.
Getting the right information
Around the world, people’s need to understand the unfolding pandemic prompted an increase in the supply of COVID-19 related information – from peer-reviewed papers that sought to explain the science behind the SARS-CoV-2 virus and COVID-19, to blogs and news articles telling diverse stories about its wide-ranging impact. At Gavi, #VaccinesWork was our contribution to meeting this growing demand for reliable answers to the many questions about COVID-19 and the developments that were underway to bring an end to the pandemic.
Here are ten articles published on #VaccinesWork over the past year that answer some of the most frequently asked questions about COVID-19, from how to avoid it, to what to expect when you get the vaccine: