How do vaccines work?

NHS (How Do Vaccines Work?)

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Ever wondered how Covid-19 vaccines work? Learn the science behind them from Dr Martin, a microbiologist, and watch a demo of how our cells react to viruses. You’ll also meet Louise, an apprentice biomedical scientist, and find out what an average day looks like and why you need creative skills in the lab. Finally, hear from Abi about practical next steps on landing an NHS job and making a difference every single day.

Watch the session

  • Dr Martin Khechara


  • Curriculum links
  • British Sign Language
  • Audio Description
  • Structure and function of living organisms
  • Genetics and evolution
  • The periodic table
  • Materials
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