US virus vaccine put to final test in thousands of volunteers

United States (AP) – The world’s biggest COVID-19 vaccine study got underway on Monday with the first of 30,000 planned volunteers helping to test shots created by the United States (US) government – one of several candidates in the final stretch of the global vaccine race. There’s still no guarantee that the experimental vaccine, developed by the National Institutes of Health and Moderna Inc, will really protect. More details in Tuesday’s Borneo Bulletin.