Presentation for ORR Grantees on COVID-19 Update, Medicines and Vaccines


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Friday, 15 January 2021


In this presentation Dr. Rajeev Bais of the University of South Carolina School of Medicine Carolina Survivor Clinic in Columbia, SC presents a concise description of the COVID-19 virus, its prevalence, treatment, and up-to-date information on vaccination.

Dr. Bais has also asked us to share his phone number for those of you who may have questions about COVID-19: 732-754-7410.


Estimated transmissibility and severity of novel SARS-CoV-2 Variant of Concern 202012/01 in England
Authors: Nicholas Davies*, Rosanna C Barnard1, Christopher I Jarvis1, Adam J Kucharski1, James D Munday1, Carl A.B. Pearson1, Timothy W Russell1, Damien C Tully1, Sam Abbott, Amy Gimma, William Waites, Kerry LM Wong, Kevin van Zandvoort, CMMID COVID-19 working group, Rosalind M Eggo, Sebastian Funk, Mark Jit, Katherine E Atkins & W John Edmunds.* corresponding author1 contributed equally
London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
Interim: Implications of the Emerging SARS-CoV-2 Variant VOC 202012/01
Center for Disease Control and Prevention
Protective immunity against COVID-19: Unravelling the evidences for humoral vs. cellular components
Travel Med Infect Dis.  2021 January-February; 39: 101911.
Published online 2020 Nov 10. doi:  10.1016/j.tmaid.2020.101911
Priyanka, Om Prakash Choudhary∗, Indraj Singh
Vaccination strategies to combat novel corona virus SARS-CoV-2
Satish Chandra, Pandeyab, Veni Pandeab Diksha Satia Shobha Upretia Mukesh Samanta

Translated Vaccine Fact Sheets from the FDA:

Pfizer factsheet for recipients and caregivers:

Moderna factsheet for recipients and caregivers:  

Translated Vaccine Fact Sheets shared from Dr. Bais: