Free, self-guided online course teaches journalists about COVID-19 vaccines

| May 15, 2022

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Vaccines have become a subject of household conversation. But often this conversation lacks solid information and is fueled by fear.

Quality journalism about vaccines can help reach people with the information they need to feel reassured and confident about COVID-19 vaccines. As broadcasters and journalists, it is important to answer listeners’ questions and address their doubts.

Let’s Talk Vaccines is a free, self-guided online course offered by Internews to help journalists understand and communicate about COVID-19 vaccines. 

The course covers the following topics:

  • Vaccine history
  • Vaccine types
  • Vaccine access and equity
  • Vaccine logistics
  • Overcoming vaccine hesitancy
  • Tips for covering COVID-19 vaccines in your work

The course is free for all participants and can be followed at your own pace. 

To take the course, go to:

Photo: A woman prepares an injection for the vaccination campaign against the meningitis at the School of Midwives in El Daein, East Darfur, 2012. Credit: Albert González Farran for UNAMID.