Los Alamos, N.M., Sept. 30, 2021—The public is invited to attend a virtual screening and panel Q&A of a recently released PBS documentary about the history and importance of vaccines in modern society. The event will be held Monday, Oct. 4, 6 – 8 p.m. MDT. Two Los Alamos National Laboratory scientists, Sara Del Valle and Bette Korber, are interviewed in the documentary.
The first hour will feature a screening of the documentary, Vaccination from the Misinformation Virus, followed by an hourlong Q&A with four panelists:
- Pat Fitch, Ph.D., Associate Laboratory Director for Chemical, Earth, and Life Sciences and head of the Laboratory’s Special Office for COVID-19
- Sara Del Valle, Ph.D., Computational Epidemiologist
- Bette Korber, Ph.D., Theoretical Biologist
- Sara Pasqualoni, M.D., MPH, Medical Director of Los Alamos National Laboratory
- Event date/time: Monday, Oct. 4, 6-8 p.m. MDT
- Early registration is advised. Click here or paste this link into your browser: https://lanl-events.webex.com/lanl-events/onstage/g.php?MTID=eccd2ab1fa30edbfed3e19fa420ed7a4d
- To submit questions for the panel in advance, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also submit questions during the event.
- To view the documentary outside of the event, click here or paste this link into your browser: https://www.pbs.org/show/vaccination-misinformation-virus/
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