US man talks volunteering for Covid vaccine trial

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Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Thu, 9 Apr 2020, 5:45PM
(Photo / Ian Haydon - Twitter)

US man talks volunteering for Covid vaccine trial

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Thu, 9 Apr 2020, 5:45PM

We are being repeatedly told that a vaccine against Covid-19 is 12-18 months - but the first trials for a potential vaccine are already underway.

And it’s not just at the petri-dish stage. The first volunteers have been given a vaccine in the US.

Science commentator Ian Haydon is one of them, having received the vaccine today.

He joined Heather du Plessis-Allan to discuss his experience and why he had it done.

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