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(Vox)   Today's episode of Fark's Here Comes The Science: an overview of new SARS-CoV-2 vaccines, including Moderna's mRNA, Inovio's plasmid, and Oxford University's recombinant adenovirus. TL:DR - Antiplague, Ring of Protection, D20 Saving Throw   (vox.com) divider line
    More: PSA, Immune system, Vaccine, Covid-19 coronavirus vaccine, development of other new vaccines, DNA, widespread use, repurposed virus, new technologies  
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2020-08-14 1:59:32 PM  
The minute the virus became a big deal i predicted Trump would announce s cure that will be coming on November 10th. You don't have to be a farking Jedi to see it coming, it was pretty obvious.
 
2020-08-14 4:18:38 PM  
I'm participating in the Phase III trial for one of the mRNA vaccines here in Florida. It is double blind and I have a 50% chance of getting a placebo. I need to ask them if we are ever get the results disclosed to us since we'd eventually need to know whether to actually get vaccinated.
 
2020-08-14 4:38:39 PM  
https://biorender.com/covid-vaccine-t​r​acker

That's what I use rather than "news" sources. (Even though Vox is pretty good).
 
2020-08-14 4:46:00 PM  

Professor_Doctor: I'm participating in the Phase III trial for one of the mRNA vaccines here in Florida. It is double blind and I have a 50% chance of getting a placebo. I need to ask them if we are ever get the results disclosed to us since we'd eventually need to know whether to actually get vaccinated.


Good for you! Sincerely. The folks like you to step up and actually contribute are real heroes. Thank you.
 
2020-08-14 4:50:35 PM  
Oh man I'm pretty sure I got hit with adenovirus last fall/summer and it sucked and lingered finally these past couple days I fell kinda normal like my immune system got ahead
 
2020-08-14 5:04:44 PM  

Professor_Doctor: I'm participating in the Phase III trial for one of the mRNA vaccines here in Florida. It is double blind and I have a 50% chance of getting a placebo. I need to ask them if we are ever get the results disclosed to us since we'd eventually need to know whether to actually get vaccinated.


That should be explicitly mentioned in the informed consent (since it's a common request, and a very reasonable one).
 
2020-08-14 5:05:20 PM  

TimeCubeFan: Professor_Doctor: I'm participating in the Phase III trial for one of the mRNA vaccines here in Florida. It is double blind and I have a 50% chance of getting a placebo. I need to ask them if we are ever get the results disclosed to us since we'd eventually need to know whether to actually get vaccinated.

Good for you! Sincerely. The folks like you to step up and actually contribute are real heroes. Thank you.


There's some definite self-interest in my decision, but I figure best case scenario I luck out and have immunity and worst case  nothing happens and I've still meaningfully contributed to helping everyone not die.
 
2020-08-14 5:06:58 PM  
Expect a challenge from the chicken farmers and their lobbyists:

https://www.cdc.gov/flu/prevent/how-f​l​uvaccine-made.htm
 
2020-08-14 5:30:41 PM  

Mugato: The minute the virus became a big deal i predicted Trump would announce s cure that will be coming on November 10th. You don't have to be a farking Jedi to see it coming, it was pretty obvious.


That's the real reason he hates mail-in balloting: There's no singular moment when he can leap forth with a bogus, misleading claim that is early enough to affect voting yet not so early that it won't be debunked to hell making him look like a lying piece of shiat.
 
2020-08-14 6:32:01 PM  

Professor_Doctor: I'm participating in the Phase III trial for one of the mRNA vaccines here in Florida. It is double blind and I have a 50% chance of getting a placebo. I need to ask them if we are ever get the results disclosed to us since we'd eventually need to know whether to actually get vaccinated.


It's my understanding that they do unmask it to you and that if you got the placebo you're among the first in line for the real deal if you got the placebo.

I signed up for the trial here in AZ, but I wasn't selected. Or I haven't been yet.
 
2020-08-14 6:57:05 PM  

PhoenixFarker: Professor_Doctor: I'm participating in the Phase III trial for one of the mRNA vaccines here in Florida. It is double blind and I have a 50% chance of getting a placebo. I need to ask them if we are ever get the results disclosed to us since we'd eventually need to know whether to actually get vaccinated.

It's my understanding that they do unmask it to you and that if you got the placebo you're among the first in line for the real deal if you got the placebo.

I signed up for the trial here in AZ, but I wasn't selected. Or I haven't been yet.


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2020-08-14 7:28:50 PM  
It's like 15 *cough*million*cough* people...
 
2020-08-14 8:47:08 PM  
But what about girl cooties?
 
2020-08-15 11:56:00 AM  
I think this is how I Am Legend started
 
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