COVID-19: Searching for a Vaccine | OAS Episode 99




Our American States show

Summary: This podcast is one in a series NCSL is producing about states and the coronavirus pandemic. You can find links to podcasts, webinars and other resources at www.ncsl.org/coronavirus Today’s topic could hardly be of greater interest: the hunt for a COVID-19 vaccine. And at the forefront of that effort are the world’s pharmaceutical companies, which are pursuing multiple initiatives to find a vaccine. To discuss that effort is today’s guest,  Clement Lewin, associate vice president for Vaccines R&D Strategy at the pharmaceutical firm Sanofi Pasteur. Lewin, who holds a Ph.D. from the University of London in medical microbiology and has extensive experience in the field of vaccine development, discusses the overall efforts to create a vaccine for COVID-19, and also explain the role state legislators and other policymakers can play in the vaccine process. This podcast was sponsored by Sanofi Pasteur, a member of the NCSL Foundation for State Legislatures. Resources Coronavirus Resources for States Page Coronavirus and State Legislatures in the News Sanofi’s Response in the Fight Against COVID-19 Transcription of OAS Episode 99