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Vaccine Hesitancy: Convincing Canadians the Importance of Vaccines

Friday, February 19, 2021

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The Empire Club of Canada Presents:
Vaccine Hesitancy: Convincing Canadians the Importance of Vaccines

In this panel discussion, the panelists look at a polling that showed Canadians were losing confidence in vaccines and they discuss ways to combat misinformation and build and maintain public confidence in vaccines.

William Powers, Writer, Journalist and Technologist

Angel Chu, Vice Chair, Immunize Canada; Infectious Disease Physician, Department of Medicine, Foothills Medical Centre

Dr. Jia Hu, Medical Officer of Health; Chair, 19 To Zero

Raj Pannu, CEO & Founder, Emergence Creative

Scott Ratzan, Distinguished Lecturer, CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Public Policy

*The content presented is free of charge but please note that the Empire Club of Canada retains copyright. Neither the speeches themselves nor any part of their content may be used for any purpose other than personal interest or research without the explicit permission of the Empire Club of Canada.*

*Views and Opinions Expressed Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed by the speakers or panelists are those of the speakers or panelists and do not necessarily reflect or represent the official views and opinions, policy or position held by The Empire Club of Canada.*