What’s It Like to Participate in a Clinical Trial for a COVID-19 Vaccine?

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By Nidhi Parekh, The Shared Microscope

Volunteering to receive an experimental COVID-19 vaccine is by no way a small feat. It can be difficult to delve into the unknown. Yet, around the world, thousands have dedicated their time to participating in human clinical trials testing the safety and efficacy of these vaccines.

Volunteering to receive an experimental COVID-19 vaccine is by no way a small feat. Yet, globally, thousands like @zmarkan have dedicated their time to participating in human clinical trials of #COVID19 vaccines. @TheSharedScope

The Oxford/AstraZeneca clinical trials are being conducted in South Africa, Brazil, and the UK. The vaccine is currently in simultaneous Phase 2 and Phase 3 trials in England, and Phase 3 trials in Brazil. The trials underway help ensure the vaccine’s safety and efficacy.

We expect to hear about the results of these clinical trials — just one of several COVID-19 vaccines in…

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