Medical Pioneer: Dr. Peter Hotez
Dr. Peter Jay Hotez is a physician-scientist working on developing a vaccine for COVID-19.
Dr. Hotez leads scientists at Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston, Texas and he has been recognized many times for his research and vaccine development.
Dr. Hotez has been developing vaccines for the coronavirus for over 10 years. He and his team are now focusing on low cost vaccines for COVID-19 to help people in Africa, Latin America and other countries across the world.
Another way that Dr. Hotez helps to stop diseases is by sharing his knowledge with people in ways that are very easy to understand. You may have seen him on TV talking about how the coronavirus spreads and different things that we can do to keep ourselves safe.
Dr. Hotez Interviews:
Dr. Hotez on American Medical Association COVID-19 Update