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6.00–7.15pm, Tuesday 20 October



Will a future COVID vaccine be undermined by anti-vaxxers? What are the causes of declining vaccination rates? Why does this medical scepticism persist, and how might it be tackled? Or might there be times when scepticism is justified? And if so, how are we to determine when we should and when we should not trust the experts? Rohin Francis, Katherine Furman, and Heidi Larson discuss the causes of and cures for distrust in medical expertise.


Rohin Francis
Cardiologist, UCL/The Essex Cardiothoracic Centre & Comedian
Katherine Furman
Lecturer in Philosophy, University of Liverpool
Heidi Larson
Professor of Anthropology, Risk and Decision Science, LSHTM


Jonathan Birch
Fellow, Forum for Philosophy & Associate Professor of Philosophy at LSE


Co-sponsored by the British Society for the Philosophy of Science




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