Repeating History

Premiere DateApr 1, 2016
Categories Culture Politics Talk
00:00 The Daily Beat Intro
01:10 The Daily Beat pt. 1 Dr. Fauci
05:00 The Daily Beat pt. 2 Rubella virus
08:00 The Daily Beat pt. 3 Vaccine will help
10:04 The Daily Beat Outro
11:00 The Good Life Burnt Ones
16:03 Finish

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This week on the Daily Beat: Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, hopes to start testing a DNA vaccine by September.

Today on the Daily Beat, Friday April 1, 2016: Dr. Fauci said the American vaccine would focus on pregnant women, and women of childbearing age, with a longer-term goal of offering a vaccine to everyone, particularly if that link to microcephaly is confirmed. He said the world had been in a similar situation in the early 1960s, when rubella was causing about 20,000 birth defects a year, after pregnant mothers became infected with the relatively mild German measles infection, according to BBC.

Host Lisa Autz
Lisa Autz is a staff writer, as well as Host of The Daily Beat and Co-Host of Third Eye Weekly. Lisa has a background in journalism and economics. She enjoys working on stories that shed light on the…