As Illinois COVID cases rise, who gets the first vaccine?

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FILE – In this Monday, July 27, 2020 file photo, a nurse prepares a shot as a study of a possible COVID-19 vaccine, developed by the National Institutes of Health and Moderna Inc., gets underway in Binghamton, N.Y. Who gets to be first in line for a COVID-19 vaccine? U.S. health authorities hope by late next month to have some draft guidance on how to ration initial doses, but it’s a vexing decision. (AP Photo/Hans Pennink)

Northwestern Medicine’s Chief Medical Officer Dr. Jim Adams chats with Roe Conn about COVID-19 updates. Northwestern is part of a national trial and is in need of five thousand volunteers. Adams said anyone 18-65 is encouraged to sign up. More information is posted on Northwestern’s website.

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