COVID-19 vaccine clinical trials are now recruiting volunteers in Medford

More than 60 thousand people volunteered to take part in clinical trials for potential Coronavirus vaccines, and Medford residents can join them.

Posted: Nov 8, 2020 10:54 AM

MEDFORD, Ore.--Operation Warp Speed is asking for volunteers to be a part of clinical trials for potential Covid-19 vaccines.


Operation Warp Speed's goal is to develop and deliver Covid-19 vaccines to 300 million Americans. 

Dr. Matt Hepburn, Operation Warp Speed Vaccine Development Leader, says the only way researchers will know if the vaccines work is through the ongoing research. 

"We need volunteers, simply put the volunteers are the heroes of this pandemic...The only way to know if we can protect the most vulnerable, is to show if the vaccine protects them. In the clinical trial with all the right clinical trial and scientific rigger and appropriate quality" said Hepburn. 

Interested in volunteering for a COVID-19 Prevention Clinical Study

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