The Absolutely True, Incredibly Amazing Story of the Covid-19 Vaccine

As a reporter specializing in vaccines, I knew it was possible — but never thought it would happen quite like this

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As the disease infiltrated every corner of the country in huge numbers, it didn’t take long for enough trial volunteers to get sick so that researchers could calculate how effective the vaccines were.

Tara Haelle is a science journalist, public speaker, and author of Vaccination Investigation and The Informed Parent. Follow her at @tarahaelle.

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