Kaiser Begins Phase 3 COVID-19 Vaccine Trial in Northern California (Aired: August 28, 2020)

Northern California residents can now join the efforts to develop a COVID-19 vaccine. Kaiser Permanente began recruiting participants for an advancedclinical vaccine trial at the beginning of August. Dr. Nicola (NICK-oh-la) Klein, director of the Kaiser Permanente Vaccine Study Center spoke with KRCB’s Adia White. Adia starts by asking what happens during a so-called “phase three” trial, and when a safe and effective vaccine might be ready for general use.

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(Photo: Dr. Nicola Klein – Kaiser Permanente)