Peter Hotez at ILRI on vaccines and misinformation
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Peter Jay Hotez, an American pediatrician and leading international vaccine advocate, spoke out against the harsh global inequalities in the vaccine rollout of COVID-19 at the institute’s weekly virtual meeting on the 26 March 2020. Hotez, an expert in the field of global health vaccinology and neglected tropical disease control, spoke in interview with Eric Fèvre, a joint appointee at the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) and the Institute of Infection, Ecology and Veterinary Sciences, at the University of Liverpool. Hotez works on parasitic disease in subtropical environments and has a passion for poverty-related diseases that are neglected by big pharmaceutical companies. . . .