UAB Aims to Enroll Patients For Vaccine Trial

Pfizervaccine PicScientists at the University of Alabama at Birmingham say they aim to begin enrolling patients soon for a clinical trial of a COVID-19 vaccine. Dr. Paul Goepfert, director of UAB’s Alabama Vaccine Research Clinic, says the clinic hopes to get approval this week to start enrolling patients in a study to test the effectiveness of a COVID vaccine being manufactured by the pharmaceutical firm Johnson & Johnson. The company is trying to recruit 60,000 participants for the study.

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