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Dr. Peter Hotez on the Latest Vaccine Research

The internationally recognized physician and scientist shares his insight on vaccines, the latest research, and the anti-vaccine movement.



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For the full hour, we're joined by physician and scientist Dr. Peter Hotez, to discuss the latest research on vaccines, the latest on COVID-19 following an uptick in cases across the U.S. and what people should know as we approach the beginning of the Fall season and the school year.

Dr. Hotez also shares why he's dedicated his life to the advancement of science, the importance of ensuring that children get vaccinated, the rise of the anti-vaccine movement following the recent harassment he received, and much more.

Dr. Hotez’s Important Adult Vaccines List:

  • XBB Booster
  • Annual Flu Immunization
  • RSV Vaccine
  • PREVNAR 20 Vaccine
  • SHINGRIX Vaccine



Dr. Peter Hotez

  • Dean of the National School of Tropical Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine
  • Co-Director, Texas Children's Hospital Center for Vaccine Development

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