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Inside the Lab That Invented the COVID-19 Vaccine

Season 8 Episode 24 | 11m 20s

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Here we are, just a year after the first news of the coronavirus we now call SARS-CoV-2 and the global pandemic known as COVID-19… and scientists have already developed more than one safe & effective vaccine. How did they do that so quickly? I visited the lab whose work directly led to these first COVID vaccines, so you can learn how basic research connects to life-saving medicine.

Aired: 12/09/20 | Rating: NR

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