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COVID-19 Vaccine Trials (2020)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2020-07-24

Duration: 00:02:51

Subjects: COVID-19 pandemic | Coronaviruses | Public health | Vaccines


  • Moreau, Andre Host
  • Fortenberry, Rex Q. Editor
  • Mushatt, David Interviewee


This segment from the July 24, 2020, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Andre Moreau’s interview with Dr. David Mushatt, an infectious disease specialist at Tulane University. He discusses Moderna’s COVID-19 (coronavirus) vaccine trials and his hope that multiple vaccines will be developed. Moreau reports that the Moderna vaccine trial will include several hundred volunteers from Jefferson Parish and Baton Rouge.