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Half of vaccine testers got dummy shots. Should they now get the real thing? – Lincoln Journal Star

Tens of thousands of Americans volunteered to test COVID-19 vaccines, but half actually received placebos. Plus, get other fresh updates and track virus spread…

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Tens of thousands of Americans have volunteered to test COVID-19 vaccines, but only about half of them got the real thing during trials.
Now, with the first vaccine rollouts and a surge in coronavirus infections, experts are debating what to do about the half that got a dummy shot.
Should everyone now be offered a vaccine? Or should the two groups in the Pfizer and Moderna studies remain intact in order to collect long-term data on how well the vaccines work?
Theres a real tension here, said Dr….

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