COVID-19 vaccine study awarded to Colorado Springs company – KKTV 11 News

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) – As the battle against COVID-19 continues around the world, one Colorado Springs business is taking a major step toward discovering a vaccine.
On Wednesday, the Lynn Health Science Institute of Colorado Springs announced it was awarded the Moderna Phase III COVID-19 Vaccine Study. Board-certified internal medicine physician, Ripley Hollister, MD, who has served the Colorado Springs community for over 20 years will serve as the Principal Investigator for the study.
” The study will determine if individuals receiving the prospective vaccine establish antibodies that contribute to infection resistance for COVID-19,” a release from the Lynn Health Science Institute of Colorado Springs read. “Interested participants need to fulfill the addition and exclusion criteria that has actually been established by Moderna, Inc. clinical trial protocol. If effective, the data from this trial might cause the advancement of the first vaccine for COVID-19.”
Individuals who have actually been detected with active COVID-19 or recuperated from a COVID-19 infection are not eligible to get involved in the research study.

Click on this link to learn more on taking part in the study.
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