New Albany family participates in COVID-19 vaccination trials

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A New Albany family is in clinical trials for a COVID-19 vaccine.Christy Lane and two of her sons are part of ongoing trials for Pfizer’s vaccine. They say it’s a way they can help others during this pandemic.”I was actually the 17th study participant,” said Lane, who is one of 44,000 people testing Pfizer’s vaccine for the coronavirus. “I only had a sore arm, like a tetanus shot.”The pediatrician from New Albany first heard about it on Facebook.”I said, ‘I’ve got to be part of this trial. I need to be part of this trial.’ I felt so helpless, like so many other people of what on earth can we do? What can i do to help with this pandemic?” she said.Lane’s trials take place in Bardstown at Kentucky Pediatric/Adult Research. The overall trial involves people as old as 85 and as young as 12, most recently opening to teens.”I asked my boys, would you want to be a part of this and they said absolutely,” she said.Two of Lane’s sons, who are 13 and 16, will start their vaccine trials this month.”I’ve been talking to them about what can you do? What can you …

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