26 minutes | Aug 4, 2019

Outbreak: A Tale of Vaccines in 2019

Peter Jay Hotez, M.D., Ph.D.,is the founding dean for the National School of Tropical Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine. He is also a professor in the departments of pediatrics and molecular virology & microbiology. He is a health policy scholar in Baylor’s Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy and co-director of the Texas Children’s Hospital Center for Vaccine Development.  For more information on the National School of Tropical Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine: https://www.bcm.edu/education/schools/national-school-of-tropical-medicine For links referenced in this episode: https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/index.html https://www.researchamerica.org/news-events/81-percent-americans-can’t-name-single-living-scientist https://jhupbooks.press.jhu.edu/title/vaccines-did-not-cause-rachels-autism See below for more of Dr. Hotez’s research:  Transmission-Blocking Vaccines for Malaria: Time to Talk about Vaccine Introduction Pediatric tropical medicine: The neglected diseases of children Female genital schistosomiasis and HIV/AIDS: Reversing the neglect of girls and women
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