COVID-19 has exposed again that our government's testing requirements for new drugs and vaccines are inefficient, slow, cruel to animals and deadly to humans. Guest Tami Drake (Center for Responsible Science) says that the 90-year-old requirement for in vivo trials is one reason we may be several years from developing a vaccine against this virus, if we are able to develop one at all.
The solution? Pivot now to using recent, groundbreaking science that enables better prediction of results by using organs on computer chips.
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Animal Wellness: What's Ahead in 2021--Episode 24
Are Mink Farms about to Undo the Work toward a COVID Vaccine?--Episode 23
PAST Act Faces Challenges, Featuring Guest Clant Seay--Episode 22
Bad News for Big-Lickers and Part II of Monty Roberts--Episode 21
Part I: Monty Roberts on Violence-Free Training and Horse Protection--Episode 20
Henry Bergh: A Traitor to His Species--Episode 19
Kentucky: Why Is Such a Beautiful State So Horrible to Its Animals and Children?--Episode 18
What Humans Can Learn from Animals with Carl Safina--Episode 17
The Bloodbath of Killing Contests--Episode 16
COVID-19, the Shortage of Meat and Animal Husbandry--Episode 15
Priscilla Presley on Horses, Elvis and Animal Advocacy--Episode 14
How One Small Team Took Down Greyhound Racing--Episode 13
Caged Hunts and the Spread of Chronic Wasting Disease--Episode 11
Pets and the Corona Virus--Episode 10
The Ongoing Horrors of Trapping--Episode 9
Corona Virus and Horse Racing Integrity Act Update--Episode 8
Fixing the Lethal Abuses in Horse Racing--Episode 7
Checkoffs and The Abuse of Animals...and Farmers--Episode 6
Fighting America's Wild-Horse Round-Ups--Episode 5
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