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Searching For A COVID Vaccine At Cincinnati Children's


The search for a COVID-19 vaccine is taking place in research labs around the world, even here locally. Cincinnati Children's Hospital is conducting a clinical trial using hundreds of volunteers. It's one of nine testing and evaluation units as part of the National Institutes of Health’s effort to find cures and treatments for COVID-19.

Joining Cincinnati Edition to discuss the clinical trial are Cincinnati Children's Hospital Division of Infectious Diseases Medical Director and Director of the Vaccine Research Center Robert Frenck, MD; and Division of Behavioral Medicine and Clinical Psychology, Innovations in Community Research Co-Director and CCTST, Community Engagement Core Co-Director Lori Crosby, PsyD.

If you would like to be added to the interest list for this study you can find more information here or call 513-636-7699 or email gambleprogram@cchmc.org.

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