The Science, Politics And Human Cost Of Developing Vaccines

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Heard On The Larry Meiller Show
UIC Pharmacy (BY-NC-SA)

By the end of 2016, the Zika virus had caused over 2,000 babies around the world to been born with abnormally small heads and brain defects. Zika is a stark reminder of the damage a virus can create before a vaccine is found. A medical writer spotlights the race to develop vaccines, which is often mired in controversy, politics and significant cost to humans.

Episode Credits

  • Larry Meiller Host
  • Marika Suval Producer
  • Meredith Wadman Guest