COVID 19 Vaccines, Drugs & Evolutionary Arms Race (UCTV)


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Published on May 10, 2020

University of California Television (UCTV)
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(06:28 - Host Defense Mechanisms and Tests - Emily Troemel, 16:56 - The Host-Virus Evolutionary Arms Race - Matthew Daugherty, 31:16 - Vaccines - Stephen Hedrick, 56:12 - Group Discussion)
In the second from the A Deep Look into COVID-19 series, UC San Diego infectious disease researchers provide an overview of the potential for treatments and vaccines for the SARS-CoV-2 virus, cause of COVID-19 disease which is sweeping the globe in a pandemic. They share their expertise in the dynamics of the SARS-CoV-2 host-pathogen interactions, epidemic and pandemic cycles, and pathways to vaccines to respond to this global challenge. [6/2020] [Show ID: 35923]

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NOTE: This video was filmed on May 4, 2020. As doctors and scientists work quickly to figure out the best ways to fight COVID19, this information may become out of date. For the most up to date information and recommendations, please visit the CDC’s website,

UCTV is the broadcast and online media platform of the University of California, featuring programming from its ten campuses, three national labs and affiliated research institutions. UCTV explores a broad spectrum of subjects for a general audience, including science, health and medicine, public affairs, humanities, arts and music, business, education, and agriculture. Launched in January 2000, UCTV embraces the core missions of the University of California -- teaching, research, and public service – by providing quality, in-depth television far beyond the campus borders to inquisitive viewers around the world.

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