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there is hype about a possible covid vaccination by january. how could safety be evaluated when the shot is developed at breakneck speed?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Vaccine Trials: They still test for safety. For instance, the Moderna Covid-19 vaccine study (messenger RNA-based vaccine, mRNA-1273) is enrolling 30,000 participants for Phase III. This will be a randomized, placebo-controlled trial.
Answered on Jul 19, 2020
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