UIC Infectious Diseases Head Dr. Richard Novak: ‘We’re very excited to get as many Chicagoans as we can into the [early COVID vaccine] study’

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Nurse Kathe Olmstead, right, gives volunteer Melissa Harting, of Harpersville, N.Y., an injection as the world’s biggest study of a possible COVID-19 vaccine, developed by the National Institutes of Health and Moderna Inc., gets underway Monday, July 27, 2020, in Binghamton, N.Y. (AP Photo/Hans Pennink)

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UIC Infectious Diseases Head Dr. Richard Novak joins John Williams to give an update on the Moderna COVID vaccine trial. And he explains the confusion between a part of the virus entering one’s system upon a vaccination and getting sick. Call 312-355-0656 to volunteer to be a part of the study.

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