Covid 19: Research, Projections and the Future

October 18, 2020

Presenter:  Dr. Amy Ray, MD, Director, Metro-Health System Infection Prevention, CWRU Associate Professor of Medicine; and Member, Infectious Disease Society of America

Covid-19 research, tests, and clinical trials for a vaccine have been locally and internationally prioritized. What’s the status of a Covid-19 vaccine? Can we develop a universal vaccine for different strains of the virus? There are currently more than 100 vaccines and 250 therapies related to Covid-19 being tested. How long will it take to produce and dispense millions of vaccine doses. How might the realities of Covid-19 testing and outbreaks affect your lifestyle this winter?