Saving Lives–Human and Animal–with better FDA testing–Episode 12

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.

Hosted by Joseph Grove with co-hosts Wayne Pacelle and Marty Irby from Animal Wellness Action.

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Music from "Fearless First" by Kevin MacLeod (; License: CC BY (

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