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Florida Clinical Researcher Discusses Timeline For Coronavirus Vaccine

A National Health Service pharmacy technician at the Royal Free Hospital in London simulates the preparation of the Pfizer vaccine Friday for support staff training ahead of this week's rollout.
A National Health Service pharmacy technician at the Royal Free Hospital in London simulates the preparation of the Pfizer vaccine Friday for support staff training ahead of this week's rollout.

In this interview, Dr. Michael Koren of the Jacksonville Center for Clinical Research discusses the latest vaccine news as the FDA prepares to give emergency use authorization.

Dr.-Michael-Koren
Dr. Michael Koren

Florida’s top public health official said Tuesday that five Florida hospitals could receive COVID-19 vaccinations as early as next week.

Department of Health Secretary Scott Rivkees, who also serves as the state's surgeon general, gave the update during a statewide call with hospital administrators.

We spoke to Dr. Michael Koren, a cardiologist and CEO of the Jacksonville Center for Clinical Research, to get the latest on this vaccine news as the FDA prepares to give emergency use authorization to the Pfizer vaccine. The center conducts clinical trials at eight locations in Florida.

Click on the Listen button above to hear the interview.

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