Could the Polio Vaccine Save the World (...Again)

05/11/2020 | 5m 26s | Video has closed captioning.

The COVID-19 pandemic has scientists considering a few less-conventional options while vaccines against SARS-CoV-2 are being developed. One option might be the oral polio vaccine. We chatted with one of the researchers proposing the idea—Dr. Robert Gallo—to understand why a vaccine that hasn’t been used in the US for two decades might provide short-term protection against this coronavirus.

Aired: 05/11/20

Rating: NR


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