COVID-19 Vaccines: A Multidisciplinary Discussion

Panelists and experts from the fields of philosophy, public health, public policy, ethics, and more will gather to explain the COVID-19 vaccine.

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March 6, 7-9AM EST
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Should me and my family get vaccinated? Is it safe? Why am I not given priorities to vaccination? Should vaccination be mandatory or voluntary?

As the pandemic stretches on into the new phase where the vaccines has been invented, questions about ๐—ฑ๐—ถ๐˜€๐˜๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—ฏ๐˜‚๐˜๐—ถ๐—ผ๐—ป, ๐˜€๐—ฎ๐—ณ๐—ฒ๐˜๐˜† ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐—ฒ๐˜๐—ต๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐˜€ are hotly debated. Relevant issues revolving around ๐—ฒ๐—พ๐˜‚๐—ฎ๐—น๐—ถ๐˜๐˜†, ๐—ฐ๐—ผ๐—บ๐—ฝ๐—ฟ๐—ผ๐—บ๐—ถ๐˜€๐—ฒ ๐—ผ๐—ณ ๐—ณ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐—ฒ ๐˜„๐—ถ๐—น๐—น ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐—ด๐—ฒ๐—ผ๐—ฝ๐—ผ๐—น๐—ถ๐˜๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐˜€ also emerged.

In this multidisciplinary panel discussion, we invited panelists and experts from the fields of ๐—ฝ๐—ต๐—ถ๐—น๐—ผ๐˜€๐—ผ๐—ฝ๐—ต๐˜†, ๐—ฝ๐˜‚๐—ฏ๐—น๐—ถ๐—ฐ ๐—ต๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐—น๐˜๐—ต, ๐—ฝ๐˜‚๐—ฏ๐—น๐—ถ๐—ฐ ๐—ฝ๐—ผ๐—น๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐˜†, ๐—ฒ๐˜๐—ต๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐˜€, ๐—ฝ๐—ผ๐—น๐—ถ๐˜๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐—ฎ๐—น ๐—ฒ๐—ฐ๐—ผ๐—ป๐—ผ๐—บy ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐—น๐—ฎ๐˜„ to discuss the ๐—บ๐—ผ๐˜€๐˜ ๐—ถ๐—ป-๐—ฑ๐—ฒ๐—บ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐—พ๐˜‚๐—ฒ๐˜€๐˜๐—ถ๐—ผ๐—ป๐˜€ ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐˜ƒ๐—ผ๐—น๐˜ƒ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐˜ƒ๐—ฎ๐—ฐ๐—ฐ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ฒ๐˜€, answering some of your doubts and debunking falsehoods on the vaccines. You will walk away with a more informed mind on the issues on COVID-19 vaccines guided by experts, and are able to make a more educated decision for yourself, your family and your country.

Join us on Saturday, March 6, on this rare occasion where we bring together international experts from different industries to discuss on the issues surrounding the COVID-19 vaccines, just as we are about to roll them out to our front liners in Malaysia.

Example prompts to be discussed:

๐Ÿ”ฅ How do we decide who should be given priorities to vaccination?

๐Ÿ”ฅ What are your opinions on expedited trials / manufacturing processes of vaccines? Should people avoid vaccination due to its expedited manufacturing process?

๐Ÿ”ฅ Should vaccines be patented? Or is it a public good?

๐Ÿ”ฅ Should we implement universal vaccination for SARS-nCOV-2?

๐Ÿ”ฅ Is there a moral case against vaccination?

๐Ÿ”ฅ For people who reject vaccinations, what are the spectrum of reasons? Are they all anti-vaxers?

๐Ÿ”ฅ How do you think we can ensure each country is entitled to fair and equal access to vaccines?

๐Ÿ”ฅ How to deal with vaccine weaponization - e.g. delaying supplies and how to deal with that?

๐Ÿ”ฅ Is it ethical to pursue the natural herd immunity strategy?

๐Ÿ”ฅ Judging by the current scenario in your country, do you think we should mandate vaccination?

๐—˜๐˜…๐—ฝ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐˜ ๐—ฝ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฒ๐—น๐—น๐—ถ๐˜€๐˜๐˜€ include:

๐Ÿ‘ค Dr. Khor Swee Kheng, consultant for the World Health organization (WHO)

๐Ÿ‘คDr. Roger Crisp, Professor of Moral Philosophy at Oxford University

๐Ÿ‘ค Professor Shaun P. Hargreaves Heap, Professor of Political Economy at Kingโ€™s College London

๐Ÿ‘ค Dr. Tan Hui Siu, Co-Chair of Clinical Ethics Committee at Ministry of Health Malaysia, co-founder of the Malaysian Bioethics Community

๐Ÿ‘ค Dr. Sharon Kaur, Senior Lecturer at the Faculty of Law, University of Malaya

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Should me and my family get vaccinated? Is it safe? Why am I not given priorities to vaccination? Should vaccination be mandatory or voluntary?

As the pandemic stretches on into the new phase where the vaccines has been invented, questions about ๐—ฑ๐—ถ๐˜€๐˜๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—ฏ๐˜‚๐˜๐—ถ๐—ผ๐—ป, ๐˜€๐—ฎ๐—ณ๐—ฒ๐˜๐˜† ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐—ฒ๐˜๐—ต๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐˜€ are hotly debated. Relevant issues revolving around ๐—ฒ๐—พ๐˜‚๐—ฎ๐—น๐—ถ๐˜๐˜†, ๐—ฐ๐—ผ๐—บ๐—ฝ๐—ฟ๐—ผ๐—บ๐—ถ๐˜€๐—ฒ ๐—ผ๐—ณ ๐—ณ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐—ฒ ๐˜„๐—ถ๐—น๐—น ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐—ด๐—ฒ๐—ผ๐—ฝ๐—ผ๐—น๐—ถ๐˜๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐˜€ also emerged.

In this multidisciplinary panel discussion, we invited panelists and experts from the fields of ๐—ฝ๐—ต๐—ถ๐—น๐—ผ๐˜€๐—ผ๐—ฝ๐—ต๐˜†, ๐—ฝ๐˜‚๐—ฏ๐—น๐—ถ๐—ฐ ๐—ต๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐—น๐˜๐—ต, ๐—ฝ๐˜‚๐—ฏ๐—น๐—ถ๐—ฐ ๐—ฝ๐—ผ๐—น๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐˜†, ๐—ฒ๐˜๐—ต๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐˜€, ๐—ฝ๐—ผ๐—น๐—ถ๐˜๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐—ฎ๐—น ๐—ฒ๐—ฐ๐—ผ๐—ป๐—ผ๐—บy ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐—น๐—ฎ๐˜„ to discuss the ๐—บ๐—ผ๐˜€๐˜ ๐—ถ๐—ป-๐—ฑ๐—ฒ๐—บ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐—พ๐˜‚๐—ฒ๐˜€๐˜๐—ถ๐—ผ๐—ป๐˜€ ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐˜ƒ๐—ผ๐—น๐˜ƒ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐˜ƒ๐—ฎ๐—ฐ๐—ฐ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ฒ๐˜€, answering some of your doubts and debunking falsehoods on the vaccines. You will walk away with a more informed mind on the issues on COVID-19 vaccines guided by experts, and are able to make a more educated decision for yourself, your family and your country.

Join us on Saturday, March 6, on this rare occasion where we bring together international experts from different industries to discuss on the issues surrounding the COVID-19 vaccines, just as we are about to roll them out to our front liners in Malaysia.

Example prompts to be discussed:

๐Ÿ”ฅ How do we decide who should be given priorities to vaccination?

๐Ÿ”ฅ What are your opinions on expedited trials / manufacturing processes of vaccines? Should people avoid vaccination due to its expedited manufacturing process?

๐Ÿ”ฅ Should vaccines be patented? Or is it a public good?

๐Ÿ”ฅ Should we implement universal vaccination for SARS-nCOV-2?

๐Ÿ”ฅ Is there a moral case against vaccination?

๐Ÿ”ฅ For people who reject vaccinations, what are the spectrum of reasons? Are they all anti-vaxers?

๐Ÿ”ฅ How do you think we can ensure each country is entitled to fair and equal access to vaccines?

๐Ÿ”ฅ How to deal with vaccine weaponization - e.g. delaying supplies and how to deal with that?

๐Ÿ”ฅ Is it ethical to pursue the natural herd immunity strategy?

๐Ÿ”ฅ Judging by the current scenario in your country, do you think we should mandate vaccination?

๐—˜๐˜…๐—ฝ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐˜ ๐—ฝ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฒ๐—น๐—น๐—ถ๐˜€๐˜๐˜€ include:

๐Ÿ‘ค Dr. Khor Swee Kheng, consultant for the World Health organization (WHO)

๐Ÿ‘คDr. Roger Crisp, Professor of Moral Philosophy at Oxford University

๐Ÿ‘ค Professor Shaun P. Hargreaves Heap, Professor of Political Economy at Kingโ€™s College London

๐Ÿ‘ค Dr. Tan Hui Siu, Co-Chair of Clinical Ethics Committee at Ministry of Health Malaysia, co-founder of the Malaysian Bioethics Community

๐Ÿ‘ค Dr. Sharon Kaur, Senior Lecturer at the Faculty of Law, University of Malaya

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Should me and my family get vaccinated? Is it safe? Why am I not given priorities to vaccination? Should vaccination be mandatory or voluntary?

As the pandemic stretches on into the new phase where the vaccines has been invented, questions about ๐—ฑ๐—ถ๐˜€๐˜๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—ฏ๐˜‚๐˜๐—ถ๐—ผ๐—ป, ๐˜€๐—ฎ๐—ณ๐—ฒ๐˜๐˜† ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐—ฒ๐˜๐—ต๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐˜€ are hotly debated. Relevant issues revolving around ๐—ฒ๐—พ๐˜‚๐—ฎ๐—น๐—ถ๐˜๐˜†, ๐—ฐ๐—ผ๐—บ๐—ฝ๐—ฟ๐—ผ๐—บ๐—ถ๐˜€๐—ฒ ๐—ผ๐—ณ ๐—ณ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐—ฒ ๐˜„๐—ถ๐—น๐—น ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐—ด๐—ฒ๐—ผ๐—ฝ๐—ผ๐—น๐—ถ๐˜๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐˜€ also emerged.

In this multidisciplinary panel discussion, we invited panelists and experts from the fields of ๐—ฝ๐—ต๐—ถ๐—น๐—ผ๐˜€๐—ผ๐—ฝ๐—ต๐˜†, ๐—ฝ๐˜‚๐—ฏ๐—น๐—ถ๐—ฐ ๐—ต๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐—น๐˜๐—ต, ๐—ฝ๐˜‚๐—ฏ๐—น๐—ถ๐—ฐ ๐—ฝ๐—ผ๐—น๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐˜†, ๐—ฒ๐˜๐—ต๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐˜€, ๐—ฝ๐—ผ๐—น๐—ถ๐˜๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐—ฎ๐—น ๐—ฒ๐—ฐ๐—ผ๐—ป๐—ผ๐—บy ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐—น๐—ฎ๐˜„ to discuss the ๐—บ๐—ผ๐˜€๐˜ ๐—ถ๐—ป-๐—ฑ๐—ฒ๐—บ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐—พ๐˜‚๐—ฒ๐˜€๐˜๐—ถ๐—ผ๐—ป๐˜€ ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐˜ƒ๐—ผ๐—น๐˜ƒ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐˜ƒ๐—ฎ๐—ฐ๐—ฐ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ฒ๐˜€, answering some of your doubts and debunking falsehoods on the vaccines. You will walk away with a more informed mind on the issues on COVID-19 vaccines guided by experts, and are able to make a more educated decision for yourself, your family and your country.

Join us on Saturday, March 6, on this rare occasion where we bring together international experts from different industries to discuss on the issues surrounding the COVID-19 vaccines, just as we are about to roll them out to our front liners in Malaysia.

Example prompts to be discussed:

๐Ÿ”ฅ How do we decide who should be given priorities to vaccination?

๐Ÿ”ฅ What are your opinions on expedited trials / manufacturing processes of vaccines? Should people avoid vaccination due to its expedited manufacturing process?

๐Ÿ”ฅ Should vaccines be patented? Or is it a public good?

๐Ÿ”ฅ Should we implement universal vaccination for SARS-nCOV-2?

๐Ÿ”ฅ Is there a moral case against vaccination?

๐Ÿ”ฅ For people who reject vaccinations, what are the spectrum of reasons? Are they all anti-vaxers?

๐Ÿ”ฅ How do you think we can ensure each country is entitled to fair and equal access to vaccines?

๐Ÿ”ฅ How to deal with vaccine weaponization - e.g. delaying supplies and how to deal with that?

๐Ÿ”ฅ Is it ethical to pursue the natural herd immunity strategy?

๐Ÿ”ฅ Judging by the current scenario in your country, do you think we should mandate vaccination?

๐—˜๐˜…๐—ฝ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐˜ ๐—ฝ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฒ๐—น๐—น๐—ถ๐˜€๐˜๐˜€ include:

๐Ÿ‘ค Dr. Khor Swee Kheng, consultant for the World Health organization (WHO)

๐Ÿ‘คDr. Roger Crisp, Professor of Moral Philosophy at Oxford University

๐Ÿ‘ค Professor Shaun P. Hargreaves Heap, Professor of Political Economy at Kingโ€™s College London

๐Ÿ‘ค Dr. Tan Hui Siu, Co-Chair of Clinical Ethics Committee at Ministry of Health Malaysia, co-founder of the Malaysian Bioethics Community

๐Ÿ‘ค Dr. Sharon Kaur, Senior Lecturer at the Faculty of Law, University of Malaya

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