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Can an Oral Polio Vaccine Stop COVID-19?

April 13, 2020 | Nora Samaranayake

Please see this just released Associated Press article, “Could old vaccines for other germs protect against COVID-19?” with Dr. Robert Gallo (Institute of Human Virology at the University of Maryland School of Medicine) and Dr. Konstantin Chumakov (U.S. Food and Drug Administration), both of the Global Virus Network (GVN).

Also watch tonight on PBS at 11 pm EDT and subsequently on CNN International an exclusive broadcast interview by Amanpour & Co: Can an oral polio vaccine help stop the coronavirus?

Renowned HIV/AIDS biomedical scientist @DrRobertCGallo explains to @WalterIsaacson why he believes it can be used as emergency, short-term protection. @AmanpourCoPBS


Watch full interview between Amanpour & Co.’s Walter Isaacson and Dr. Robert Gallo.

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