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North Carolina in the Thick of Global Covid-19 Vaccine Race

Vaccine potentials are being tested in NC

July 21, 2020 

Roughly eight months after the world was first told about the novel coronavirus, the biggest test for a vaccine against Covid-19 is underway.

The first of 30,000 volunteers rolled up their sleeves at the end of July and received a shot to test an experimental vaccine developed by the National Institutes of Health and Moderna Inc., a private research company.