Virus Vaccine Put to Final Test in Thousands of Volunteers

The world's biggest COVID-19 vaccine study is underway with the first of 30,000 planned volunteers helping to test shots created by the U.S. government.

  • Published 27 July 2020

This article was republished here with permission from The Associated Press, however it is no longer available to read on Snopes.com.

The world’s biggest COVID-19 vaccine study got underway Monday with the first of 30,000 planned volunteers helping to test shots created by the U.S. government — one of several candidates in the final stretch of the global vaccine race. There’s still no guarantee that the experimental vaccine, developed by the National Institutes of Health and Moderna Inc., will really protect. The needed proof: Volunteers won’t know if they’re getting the real shot or a dummy… Read at AP News