Small Conversations for a Better World Podcast

Lost Immunity / w Daniel Kalla

May 20, 2021 Gillian McCormick, Susannah Steers / Dr. Daniel Kalla Season 4 Episode 0
Small Conversations for a Better World Podcast
Lost Immunity / w Daniel Kalla
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Lost Immunity is the latest explosive thriller from international bestselling author and physician Daniel Kalla. In a story with some uncomfortable parallels to the Covid19 pandemic, an experimental vaccine is deployed to battle a lethal outbreak - until patients start dying of unknown causes. Are the deaths due to bad science, or is there something more sinister going on?

Join us for a conversation about the book,  and for some frank perspectives about the Covid-19 Pandemic from a physician working in the thick of it all.  Our discussion ranges from  his latest medical mystery to Covid19 vaccines, herd immunity,  the anti-vaxx movement and compassionate conversations about vaccine hesitancy.   

About Dan Kalla

Born, raised, and still residing in Vancouver, Daniel has worked as an ER Physician at St. Paul’s Hospital for the past twenty years. He is also the author of twelve published novels, which have been translated into thirteen languages. Two of his novels have been optioned for film, and his Shanghai trilogy is being developed for a TV series. In his twelfth novel, LOST IMMUNITY, Daniel tackles the issue of vaccine hesitancy and the potential impact on a global outbreak, applying his real-life experience working on the frontlines through the COVID pandemic.

Daniel received his B.Sc. and MD from the University of British Columbia, where he is now a clinical associate professor. He is the proud father of two girls and a poorly behaved but lovable mutt, Milo.
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Daniel Kalla's Globe & Mail Op/Ed - May 7, 2021

CBC's White Coat Black Art with Dr. Brian Goldman :
The Vaccine Whisperer: March 6, 2021

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Lost Immunity: Parallels Between the Novel & Real Life
The Risk-Benefit Ratio of Vaccines
Covid-19 Vaccines: A Primer (& Some Myth Busting)
Phases of Testing for Vaccines
The Concept of Herd Immunity
Building a Compassionate Response to Vaccine Hesitancy
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