Vaccines help us to ward off diseases that used to fell humans: mumps, measles, malaria, even the plague. The flu shot -- when scientists get the mix right -- helps keep influenza at bay. And when devastating diseases like Ebola wreck havoc,the race is on to find a vaccine. On this Science Cafe edition of the Sound of Ideas, we talk about the science behind vaccines and their impact on society now and in the future.
James W. Kazura, MD Director, Center for Global Health & Diseases and International Affairs in Health Sciences and Professor of International Health and Medicine at CWRU
Arlene Dent, MD/PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics and Center for Global Health & Diseases
Katie Corrigan, District Registered Nurse for Lakewood City Schools