Participants sought for COVID vaccine study

ECRMC’s future Women’s Health Center will serve as the local command center for the Phase III study of AstraZeneca’s AZD1222 COVID-19 vaccine. IVP STAFF PHOTO

EL CENTRO — El Centro Regional Medical Center will begin accepting test subjects Thursday as part of a nationwide trial to test a new COVID-19 vaccine.

ECRMC, working in collaboration with UC San Diego researchers, will serve as a subsite of the Phase III study of AstraZeneca’s AZD1222 vaccine.

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