Will a future COVID-19 vaccine be undermined by anti-vaxxers? We discuss the causes of and cures for distrust in medical expertise.
Rohin Francis (@MedCrisis) is a Cardiologist at University College London and a writer, comedian, and YouTube content creator.
Katherine Furman (@katfurman) is a Lecturer in Philosophy at the University of Liverpool.
Heidi Larson (@ProfHeidiLarson) is a Professor of Anthropology, Risk and Decision Science at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.
Jonathan Birch (@BirchLSE) is a Fellow of the Forum for Philosophy and an Associate Professor of Philosophy in the Department for Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method, LSE.
The Forum for Philosophy (@forumphilosophy) is a non-profit organization that hosts weekly events exploring science, politics, and the arts from a philosophical perspective.
This event forms part of LSE’s Shaping the Post-COVID World initiative, convening a series of debates about the direction the world could and should be taking after the crisis, collaboratively producing a roadmap for the future.
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