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This Kansas City Doctor Is Conducting Clinical Trials Of A Possible COVID-19 Vaccine

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National Cancer Institute
The Center for Pharmaceutical Research is actively recruiting volunteers to take part in clinical trials of a possible COVID-19 vaccine.

The center's founder explained how the vaccines are meant to work, how quickly the work is progressing and the methodology for testing.

Dr. John Ervin is one of the featured guests for “Science Headlines: The Race to End the Pandemic—COVID-19 Vaccine Trials in Kansas City” a livestream lecture and Q&A presented by the Linda Hall Library on Tuesday, June 2, from 4-5 p.m. Go to lindahall.org and look for Upcoming Events to register.

Steve Kraske is the host of KCUR's Up To Date. Follow him on Twitter @stevekraske.
Danie Alexander is the senior producer of Up To Date.