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US researchers give first shot to coronavirus vaccine

US researchers gave the first shots in a first test of an experimental coronavirus vaccine Monday, leading off a worldwide hunt for protection even as the pandemic surges, The Associated Press reported.

US researchers give first shot to coronavirus vaccine

US researchers give first shot to coronavirus vaccine
STEPANAKERT, MARCH 17, ARTSAKHPRESS:   With careful jabs in the arms of four healthy volunteers, scientists at the Kaiser Permanente Washington Research Institute in Seattle began an anxiously awaited first-stage study of a potential COVID-19 vaccine developed in record time after the new virus exploded out of China and fanned out across the globe.
“We’re team coronavirus now,” Kaiser Permanente study leader Dr. Lisa Jackson said on the eve of the experiment. “Everyone wants to do what they can in this emergency.”