Pharmacist Michael Witte  gives Rebecca Sirull a shot in the first-stage safety study clinical trial of a potential vaccine for COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus, on March 16 at the Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute in Seattle. Sirull was the third patient to receive the shot in the study. (Ted S. Warren / The Associated Press)
Pharmacist Michael Witte gives Rebecca Sirull a shot in the first-stage safety study clinical trial of a potential vaccine for COVID-19 on March 16 at the Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute in Seattle. (Ted S. Warren / The Associated Press)
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Early results are promising from coronavirus-vaccine testing in Seattle

Volunteers were first injected in Seattle on March 16, marking the first human tests on any coronavirus vaccine in the U.S. The trial is now moving to phase 3 of testing, but there are still many questions to be answered.

Pharmacist Michael Witte  gives Rebecca Sirull a shot in the first-stage safety study clinical trial of a potential vaccine for COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus, on March 16 at the Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute in Seattle. Sirull was the third patient to receive the shot in the study. (Ted S. Warren / The Associated Press)
Pharmacist Michael Witte gives Rebecca Sirull a shot in the first-stage safety study clinical trial of a potential vaccine for COVID-19 on March 16 at the Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute in Seattle. (Ted S. Warren / The Associated Press)
Health

Early results are promising from coronavirus-vaccine testing in Seattle

Volunteers were first injected in Seattle on March 16, marking the first human tests on any coronavirus vaccine in the U.S. The trial is now moving to phase 3 of testing, but there are still many questions to be answered.

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