"A Shot to Save the World"; medical roundtable
A Shot to Save the World
One of the greatest medical advancements of 2021 was the development of COVID-19 vaccines. The subsequent accessibility of the vaccine to most Americans is a technological and population health marvel. In his new book, "A Shot to Save the World: The Inside Story of The Life or Death Race for a Covid 19 Vaccine," journalist Gregory Zuckerman gives a blow-by-blow account of how this medical breakthrough came to be.
Guest: Journalist and author Gregory Zuckerman.
This week’s Medical Roundtable looked ahead to the biggest health care trends to watch for in 2022.
- Dr. Haidong Dong, professor of immunology and cancer researcher at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, and editor in chief of "Cancer Immunology, Immunotherapy."
- Dr. Joseph Drazkowski, professor of neurology at Mayo Clinic in Phoenix.
- Dr. Sunil Joshi, president of the Duval County Medical Society Foundation here in Jacksonville.
- Dr. Swapna Reddy, JD, MPH, PhD, professor of science of health care delivery, Health Policy and Diversity and Health Inequalities at Arizona State University in Phoenix.