John P. Moore

Weill Cornell Medical College

Professor of Microbiology and Immunology at Weill Cornell Medical College.

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KCRW looks at the Oxford-AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine trial, the importance of both safety and effectiveness, and the complications of rolling out a vaccine on a global scale.

COVID-19 vaccine: How long immunity will last and other unknowns

KCRW looks at the Oxford-AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine trial, the importance of both safety and effectiveness, and the complications of rolling out a vaccine on a global scale.

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