COVID-19 Update: Additional Vaccine Doses and People with HIV
Tuesday, September 28, 2021 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm EDT
In August 2021 the FDA authorized additional vaccine doses for certain immunocompromised individuals, to bolster protection against the coronavirus. This webinar will explore third doses and boosters, with a focus on people with HIV.
- Describe the reasons for the inclusion of a third COVID-19 vaccination for people with advanced or untreated HIV disease.
- Review strengths and limitations of current antibody and cellular measures of vaccine effectiveness.
- Describe approaches to patient education about these changes.
- Recite the evidence in support of a third COVID-19 vaccine booster for all individuals
Renslow D. Sherer, MD
Director, International HIV Training Center
Professor of Medicine, Section of Infectious Diseases and Global Health, University of Chicago
Regional Clinical Director, Midwest AIDS Training & Education Center