Episode Summary


The speed of development of vaccines for COVID-19 has been unprecedented, exceeding expectations. A reflection of the process and lessons for the future. A conversation with Dr. Carol Baker.

Topics Discussed:

  • The vaccine development for COVID-19 and key elements in the initial success.
  • Understand the clinical data leading to approval of the vaccines.
  • Comment on the future of vaccines with implementation of new technologies.


  • Dr. Carol Baker: Professor of Pediatrics and University of Texas Health Science Center, McGovern Medical School. 2019 Albert B. Sabin Gold Medal Recipient and member of the National Academy of Medicine.

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