Signing Up For The COVID-19 Vaccine Trial

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Photo illustration by Mark Riechers. Original image by Hakan Nural.

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Before the rest of us could get a vaccine, people needed to volunteer for research trials. Married couple Ilan Kedan and Christina Lombardi work at Cedars-Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles, one of the hardest hit areas in the US with COVID-19. Doctors, and parents, they each decided to participate in two separate medical trials for COVID-19 vaccines. They’re friends of producer Shannon Henry Kleiber, and she caught up with them recently.