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Woodside teens participate in Moderna vaccine trial

Original post made on Apr 12, 2021

Three Woodside teens piled into their mom's car for a seven-hour drive with a special purpose -- to be among 3,000 participating in Moderna's adolescent COVID-19 vaccine trial.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Monday, April 12, 2021, 11:16 AM

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Posted by JC
a resident of Portola Valley: other
on Apr 12, 2021 at 12:07 pm

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Woo!! I love the Helfand family!


Posted by MC
a resident of another community
on Apr 12, 2021 at 2:17 pm

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I commend the family for volunteering to be part of this important clinical trial. Hopefully, there will be adequate supply of vaccines available for students for fall classes. I am eligible to be vaccinated now but have not been able to make an appointment due to the ridiculous short supply in the Bay Area. I have recently read that our area won't get the number of vaccines it was promised. I don't understand how demand, which is very high in the Bay Area, isn't calculated when allocated vaccines. My sisters have all been vaccinated in Orange and Riverside Counties without any wait...so frustrating and I know I am not the only one. But again kudos to this family.


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