Why I Volunteered for a COVID-19 Vaccine Trial
Posted December 15, 2020
Three local COVID-19 vaccine trial participants share their story as to why they volunteered to join the fight against COVID-19. The University of Vermont Medical Center and UVM Larner College of Medicine are conducting the AZD1222 COVID-19 Vaccine Study. This study will be looking at how well a new vaccine works to prevent COVID-19 illness. In this video, three local vaccine trial participants share their story as to why they volunteered to join the fight against COVID-19.
COVID-19 Vaccine Participant Stories
- A “last chance” to give back: 80-year-old Jean Rook volunteers for vaccine trial
- Why the COVID-19 vaccine trial is part of “Life’s Mission” for Abenaki Chief
- Volunteer for a vaccine trial? It’s a “no-brainer” for Milton Rosa-Ortiz
- Rather than “sitting on the couch and worrying,” Lynn Niebling rolled up her sleeve
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