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Rebuilding public trust will instill COVID-19 vaccine confidence

By Dr. Lyndon Haviland

November 17, 2020

TheHill.com

Moderna’s 94.5 percent vaccine efficacy rate brings renewed hope that a preventative therapy to reduce the spread of COVID-19 may be close at hand. This news is especially welcome as cases continue to spike across the country. But unless the American people trust it (or any of the other vaccines currently under development for that matter), nothing will change.