Talking about Vaccines with Dr. Stanley Plotkin
In these short videos, Dr. Stanley Plotkin, Professor Emeritus, Department of Pediatrics at the University of Pennsylvania, answers questions about vaccines.
- What is an adjuvant, and why are they used in vaccines?
- How is a vaccine processed by the body when it is given as a shot?
- How can we still use a fetal cell line from the 1960s to make vaccines today?
- What does it mean when a vaccine trial is double-blinded?
- How do clinical trials work?
- What does the FDA monitor during vaccine clinical trials?