COVID-19 Vaccine Update

November 2020

by Rachel Wood, M.D., MPH, Lewis County Health Officer

Modern medicine has been reducing suffering from disease for generations using a tried and true, four-pronged approach: research, prevention, symptom relief, and cure. For nearly a year now, scientists have been attacking the novel coronavirus called COVID-19, with these same methods. While everyone waits for a sure-fired cure for COVID-19, the next greatest desire is a vaccine to prevent us from even getting the disease.

This month’s Health Beat offers a short primer on vaccine development, along with links to more information for the vaccine-curious among you.

Click here for entire column.

Posted: November 12, 2020