COVID Conversations with Kim Zunker (Episode 8: Week 35 Update: Vaccines, Vaccines, Vaccines)

September 17, 2020
Podcast

In this episode of COVID Conversations, Kim Zunker dives into vaccine developments for COVID-19 as well as clinical trial work to-date. Tune in for updates on which countries and companies are having the most success in the race to be first to market, as well as Kim’s opinions on the safety of those that make it that far. You can also continue to send questions you’d like Kim to answer to HPIpodcast@accumen.com.

Additional Sources

https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lanpub/article/PIIS2468-2667(20)30157-2/fulltext

https://covid-19tracker.milkeninstitute.org/#vaccines_intro

AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine study put on hold due to suspected adverse reaction in participant in the U.K.

https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04516746

https://www.astrazeneca.com/media-centre/press-releases/2020/statement-on-astrazeneca-oxford-sars-cov-2-vaccine-azd1222-covid-19-vaccine-trials-temporary-pause.html

https://thehill.com/opinion/healthcare/515628-fda-were-constantly-working-on-covid-testing-options

https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMp2023830

https://www.astrazeneca.com/content/astraz/media-centre/press-releases/2020/covid-19-vaccine-azd1222-clinical-trials-resumed-in-the-uk.html

https://www.marketwatch.com/story/astrazenecas-covid-19-vaccine-trial-in-the-us-remains-halted-report-2020-09-14

AstraZeneca resumes Covid-19 vaccine trials in the U.K.

https://covid19vaccinetrial.co.uk/trial-resumes

Poll: Most Americans believe the Covid-19 vaccine approval process is driven by politics, not science

‘Everyone was left to guess what went wrong’: An open letter to AstraZeneca’s CEO on transparency

https://www.pfizer.com/news/press-release/press-release-detail/biopharma-leaders-unite-stand-science

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-usa-politics/kamala-harris-says-trump-not-credible-on-possible-covid-19-vaccine-idUSKBN25W0U1

https://www.cnn.com/2020/09/05/politics/kamala-harris-not-trust-trump-vaccine-cnntv/index.html

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/voters-covid-19-vaccine-opinion-poll/

NY Infection Rate Stays Below 1% for 30 Days Despite College Town Outbreak

https://www.worldometers.info/coronavirus/country/us/?fbclid=IwAR0tmB3XKGrWFJjyMMKqbl5hRxH0fPK63EXq1J_Vs5eDQnZDPwwwhwdSKsw

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https://www.thecity.nyc/coronavirus/2020/6/14/21290963/nyc-covid-19-trackers-skipping-floyd-protest-questions-even-amid-fears-of-new-wave

https://www.clickorlando.com/news/local/2020/06/30/covid-19-patients-arent-asked-whether-they-participated-in-protests-doctor-says/