April 2020

Can an Oral Polio Vaccine Stop COVID-19?

April 15, 2020    |  

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

Gallo appeared on Amanpour & Co. on PBS and CNN International for an exclusive interview answering the question: Can an oral polio vaccine help stop the coronavirus?

A renowned HIV/AIDS biomedical scientist, Gallo explained to journalist Walter Isaacson why he believes the vaccine can be used as emergency, short-term protection.

Watch full interview between Isaacson and Gallo: