COVID-19 Vaccines: Up-to-Date Answers on Safety, Efficacy and What the Future Holds


From primary care providers to subspecialists who see immunocompromised patients, medical professionals are facing a barrage of vaccine questions. George Rutherford III, MD, who leads UCSF’s infectious disease division, provides a comprehensive brief to arm you with answers. Covering vaccines currently in use and those on the verge of approval, he breaks down vaccine types; addresses fears about side effects, such as blood clots; and discusses managing virus variants.


May 7, 2021

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UCSF MedConnection

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George Rutherford, III, MD, MA

George Rutherford, III, MD, MA

Professor, Epidemiology & Biostatistics
Director, Prevention and Public Health Group

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