No. 6 Medical Innovation for 2018: Next-Generation Vaccine Platforms (Video)

Freeze-drying, patches and vaccine chips to come

Developing one vaccine is estimated to cost $200 million and take at least 10 years. With recent Ebola and Zika outbreaks, it’s clear that the process needs to be expedited to curtail an epidemic.

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In 2018, innovators will be upgrading the entire vaccine infrastructure to develop new vaccines more rapidly and break ground on novel mechanisms to better deliver vaccines to vast populations.

In this video, learn why next-generation vaccine platforms are one of Cleveland Clinic’s Top 10 Medical Innovations for 2018.