First Person In The US Injected With Experimental Coronavirus Vaccine

‘I'm feeling great’: Mother of two becomes first person in the US to get injected with experimental coronavirus vaccine – but it won’t be ready for at least a year

  • Jennifer Haller, 43, of Seattle, said it's 'an amazing opportunity to do something' 
  • Scientists at the Kaiser Permanente Washington Research Institute are now anxiously awaiting the first-stage study of a potential COVID-19 vaccine 
  • It was developed in record time after the new virus exploded from China
  • Even if the research goes well, a vaccine would not be available for widespread use for 12 to 18 months, Dr. Anthony Fauci has said 
  • This vaccine candidate, code-named mRNA-1273, was developed by the NIH and Massachusetts-based biotechnology company Moderna Inc 

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Source: Daily Mail




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