Going Viral: Episode 128

Going Viral: Episode 128


Going Viral: Race to a Vaccine – An Update


In this episode:


– The AZ trial was suspended due to a single case of transverse myelitis… how many adverse events are tolerable before the trial will be cancelled?
– Some trial sites have NOT resumed, including the USA
– More transparency is needed for public confidence
– There are 14 vaccines currently in phase 3 clinical trials, approx 15 in phase 2, 27 in phase 1 and 92 candidates in animal (i.e. pre-phase 1) trials



Host: Dr David Lim, GP
Guest: Dr Gary Grohmann, Virologist; Vaccine Manufacturing expert; Former Director of Immunobiology and WHO ERL at the TGA, Office of Laboratories and Scientific services
Producer: Dr Ramesh Manocha, GP
Total time: 27 mins







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