In This Episode
Paul Offit is back in the virtual studio to give the latest update on COVID-19. We discuss several potential game changers in testing and treatment, and an update on Operation Warp Speed, the quest in search of an effective vaccine. We also discuss the much debated return to school, reopening our communities, and the possibility for a return to life as we knew it… Can it be done safely? And if so, how?
About Our Guest
Paul Offit is an internationally recognized infectious diseases specialist and an expert on vaccines, immunology, and virology. He is the Maurice R. Hilleman Professor of Vaccinology, Professor of Pediatrics at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, and Director of the Vaccine Education Center at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. He is the co-inventor of the rotavirus vaccine, and is a member of the CDC vaccine advisory committee.
Paul is the author of more than 160 scholarly articles in peer-reviewed medical journals, and the author of six medical narratives including: “Pandora’s Lab: Seven Stories of Science Gone Wrong“, “Bad Advice: Or Why Celebrities, Politicians, And Activists Aren’t Your best Source of Health Information“, and his latest book, “Overkill: When Modern Medicine Goes Too Far.”