Dr Ava Easton, Chief Executive of the Encephalitis Society, speaks to Professor Peter Hotez about Covid-19 and the search for a vaccine.

Professor Peter Hotez is Dean for the National School of Tropical Medicine and a Professor at the Departments of Paediatrics and Molecular Virology and Microbiology, at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, which have been at the forefront of both research and treatment of the Covid-19 infection.

0m 56s - How are you today?

1m 13s - The US has been particularly hard hit – how are your colleagues in healthcare coping with the pandemic?

3m 15s - I understand you and your team are working on a vaccine for Covid-19. Can you tell us a little bit more about that?

5m 40s - What does your daily routine consist of?

9m 34s - You have spent a large part of your career developing vaccines for diseases, what are the biggest challenges you are facing with developing a vaccine for Covid-19?

12m 0s - What is the process for developing a vaccine?

16m 55s - You are saying The vaccine will be ready but we might not have enough to innoculate everybody. 

19m 08s - What would be your advice to people until a vaccine is distributed?

20m 20s - Covid-19 and the anti-vaxxer movement

23m 50s - Where can people go to make an informed decision about vaccinations?

26m 28 - Are there any positives can we take from our overall scientific response to Covid-19?

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