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Sun, Jun 28



COVID-19 Vaccine: Will Canadians accept it?

As the race for the COVID-19 vaccine rages on, it is time we discuss vaccine confidence and hesitancy. Led by Maya Goldenberg, PhD

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COVID-19 Vaccine: Will Canadians accept it?
COVID-19 Vaccine: Will Canadians accept it?

Time & Location

Jun 28, 2020, 3:00 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. EDT


About the event

Maya Goldenberg is an Associate Professor of Philosophy at the University of Guelph, focusing her research and teaching on philosophy of medicine, science and values, and bioethics. She has been working on the issue of vaccine hesitancy for several years and is the author of the forthcoming book: Vaccine Hesitancy: Public Trust, Expertise, and the War on Science. University of Pittsburgh Press, Spring 2021.

For some background on the current race for a COVID-19 vaccine, please see: 

NPR: All You Wanted To Know About Coronavirus Vaccine Science But Were Afraid To Ask

Netflix TV series "Coronavirus, Explained", Episode 2: The Race for a Vaccine (23 minutes)

This event is part of our COVID-19 Series. In an effort to stay connected while isolated, let's discuss the ethical issues you and the world are experiencing in true Café Bioethics fashion, with open minds, utmost respect, and intellectual accessibility.

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