The Heat: COVID-19 research and medical response


A pharmacist gives Jennifer Haller, left, the first shot in the first-stage safety study clinical trial of a potential vaccine for COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus, Monday, March 16, 2020, at the Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

As the coronavirus claims more lives worldwide, scientists are working to find a solution.

According to the World Health Organization, there a more than 70 COVID-19 vaccines in development with a handful of them already being tested in human trials. In this special edition of the Heat, we’ll speak with two doctors, one on the front lines in the emergency room and the other who talks about promising research.

To discuss this:

  • Dr. William Haseltine is the Chair and President of ACCESS Health International.
  • Dr. Calvin Sun is an Attending Physician & Clinical Asst. Professor in Emergency Medicine at Mount Sinai.

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