Critical Condition

Another Legacy Item

I have a piece up in Forbes about the development of a new type of vaccine, using cell-based rather than egg-based technologies.  Some of the advantages of cell-based vaccines are that they don’t destroy eggs, are easier to produce and store, and don’t cause a reaction in those allergic to eggs.  The development also happens to be the result of a smart bet made at the beginning of President Bush’s second term.

Tevi Troy is a presidential historian and former White House aide. His latest book is Fight House: Rivalries in the White House from Truman to Trump.