Trevor Mundel provides an update on the COVID-19 Therapeutics Accelerator's progress in research, manufacturing, and testing. Mundel leads the foundation's efforts to develop high-impact interventions against the leading causes of death and disability in developing countries.
Developing and manufacturing a vaccine against COVID-19 is only part of the solution. Coordination, political will, and the infrastructure to support equitable vaccine is distribution will be essential to the ongoing COVID-19 response.
On Friday, April 17, Mark Suzman, CEO of the Gates Foundation, joined a conference call with The Optimist subscribers to discuss the foundation's response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Listen to the recording of the call here.