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Science Museum of Virginia, VDH hosts information session on COVID-19 vaccines for children


PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) – The Science Museum of Virginia is partnering with local districts of the Virginia Department of Health to host a free public Q&A on children and the COVID-19 vaccine.

The webinar will take place from noon to 1 p.m. on October 14.

Dr Catherine Franssen, neurobiologist and scientist at the Science Museum, and Dr Danny Avula, certified physician and director of the health districts of Richmond and Henrico, will answer questions posed by the public.

Topics covered will include the science behind the vaccine’s development, how it works in the body, the impacts it will have on children in the future, and more.

Those interested in participating must register on the Science Museum website website. It is open to the first 1,000 registered. Those who register will receive the link to the webinar by 11:00 a.m. on October 14.

Questions can be submitted after registration and also during the event.

A Spanish translator will also attend the webinar.

The program will be saved and displayed later on the Science Museum YouTube Channel.

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