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Podcast: The Importance of Pandemic Preparedness

Lorna Meldrum, a leader at flu vaccine provider Seqirus, talks about the twin threats of COVID-19 and seasonal flu on a new podcast episode of World of Promise.


Once again, public health authorities are preparing for the combined threat of COVID-19 and the seasonal flu. Lorna Meldrum of Seqirus says that’s one of the lessons of the pandemic: We must be prepared for both.

Meldrum is Vice President of Commercial Operations, International Markets and Pandemic at Seqirus, one of the world’s leading influenza vaccine producers, and she’s the latest guest on the World of Promise podcast.

During her conversation with host Anthony Farina, Meldrum discusses the challenges businesses have faced during the pandemic and how Seqirus is continuing to expand its seasonal and pandemic preparedness efforts in influenza.

Listen to the podcast by clicking on the player above or by searching World of Promise on Apple Podcasts, Spotify and other places where podcasts are available.