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HHS Secretary Azar visits VUMC

Sep. 17, 2020, 9:27 AM

U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar visited VUMC Tuesday, Sept. 15, to learn more about the Medical Center’s ongoing Moderna COVID-19 vaccine trial and the convalescent plasma trial. Both studies are funded through the National Institutes of Health’s Operation Warp Speed. In the photo above, Azar and VUMC’s Jennifer Pietenpol, PhD, speak with reporters during a press conference following Azar’s visit.
(photo by Donn Jones)

U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar visited VUMC Tuesday, Sept. 15, to learn more about the Medical Center’s ongoing Moderna COVID-19 vaccine trial and the convalescent plasma trial. Both studies are funded through the National Institutes of Health’s Operation Warp Speed. In the photo above, Azar and VUMC’s Jennifer Pietenpol, PhD, speak with reporters during a press conference following Azar’s visit.

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