Med Conceptions is a video podcast hosted by Andreas Samoutis, a UCL Medical Student, with guests from all around the healthcare spectrum, shedding light on common medical misconceptions and sharing valuable knowledge on leading a healthy, and mindful life.
Our first episode has been launched with Prof Peter Karayiannis where will talk about the Covid, Vaccines & Variants.
In this episode, we talk about when the pandemic will come to an end and if any other lockdowns are on their way. Vaccine safety and side effects are discussed, as are possible booster shots and upcoming potential antivirals. The question of why some people go through covid asymptomatically and others fare much worse is answered. We also talk about how mRNA vaccines work and the role of antibodies, DNA tests, Covid’s origins and some more personal questions towards the end of the broadcast.
Prof Peter Karayiannis is a Professor of Microbiology/Molecular Virology at the University of Nicosia Medical School. He holds a BSc Degree in Microbiology and a PhD in Medical Microbiology. He has worked at St Mary’s Hospital in London and was a Reader at Imperial College London. He was appointed and serves as a member of the government’s scientific advisory board for COVID-19 in Cyprus.
*Disclaimer: The information provided is no substitute for professional medical advice. No liability is accepted as a consequence of any actions taken by any individual in response to this podcast. It is strongly recommended that viewers and listeners independently verify any interpretation of this material. If you have a medical problem, we urge you to see your doctor or another medical professional.
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