Recent Articles by

William Petri

April 26, 2021
Writing for The Conversation, the UVA infectious disease specialist explained why he believes the vaccine’s benefits outweigh the risks.
April 13, 2021
In this piece originally written for The Conversation, Petri addresses recent news about the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, what patients should look for and what might come next.
March 19, 2021
Is it smarter to give more people their first doses, even if it delays giving some people their second? Writing for The Conversation, UVA COVID expert Dr. William Petri evaluates the case.
November 10, 2020
Dr. William Petri walks us through when we might expect a COVID-19 vaccine in the United States.
September 23, 2020
UVA’s Dr. William Petri walks readers through the vaccine trial and approval process and his hopes for a COVID-19 vaccine, saying “all signs point to a healthier 2021.”
August 21, 2020
Writing for The Conversation, UVA’s Dr. William Petri offered a primer on COVID-19 vaccine development, exploring where current research stands and where we could be in five months.