An Irishman Abroad

Coronapod 6 (Dr. Joseph Regan on Finding Hope in Vaccine Development)

April 16, 2020

This week, Jarlath is proud to be joined the Berlin-based biologist currently working in cancer research Dr. Joseph Regan.

With Jarlath, like all of us, beginning to fret about the unknown timeline ahead, Joseph gives him a very calm and rational explanation of the current status of a COVID19 vaccine and what we can learn from Germany‘s success in tackling the outbreak.

Jarlath pushes Joe for reasons to feel optimistic and what results is a fascinating discussion on the new speed of vaccine developments to the actual meaning of herd immunity. We hear what preventative measures should have been put in place to avoid the pandemic, how Joseph’s work in cancer research has been affected by the outbreak and much more. If you’re looking for an episode to calm you with a person with a wealth of scientific knowledge speaking nothing but sense to an anxious comedian who also happens to be their cousin, you’ve found it.

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