@PeterHotez
Prof Peter Hotez MD PhD
a month ago
There are: 1.1 billion people in Sub-Saharan Africa 650 million in Latin America 1+ billion in low-income Asian countries, That's 3 billion people, 9 billion vaccine doses. As any engineer will tell you, going from zero to 9 billion for a new technology takes time. Our answer?
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@PeterHotez
Prof Peter Hotez MD PhD
a month ago
A recombinant protein COVID 19 vaccine that uses an older technology (yeast fermentation technology similar to that used to make recomb hepatitis B vaccine) that can be scaled now. No limit to what can be produced, simple refrigeration, widespread acceptance, great safety profile
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