Earth & Conservation

The Future of Vaccines Part 1

This week we focus on vaccine delivery and efforts to increase accessibility to people around the world.

When Edward Jenner first proposed using cowpox to immunize people against smallpox it ushered in a brand new era of medicine.

There is a lot to say about the future of vaccines so this is the first of two episodes about it. This week we focus on vaccine delivery: From micro-needle patches to vaccines that are resistant to temperatures as high as 140°F increasing accessibility to people around the world, which could save millions of lives.

How would you solve the problem of global distribution of vaccines? Join the conversation in the comments below.

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