As Trials Begin In Kansas City, Here's What We Know About A Future Coronavirus Vaccine
As the number of coronavirus cases continues to rise in Kansas and Missouri, potential COVID-19 vaccines are entering clinical trials in Kansas City and the rest of the country.
University of Kansas Medical Center and Children's Mercy Hospital are preparing to recruit volunteers for local vaccine trials. How confident are doctors in the prototypes, and how soon would a final vaccine be available?
- Dr. Mary Anne Jackson, dean of the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
- Dr. Barbara Pahud, research director of Pediatric Infectious Diseases at Children’s Mercy Hospital