COVID-19

These photos capture the world's first human trial of a potential coronavirus vaccine

A potential vaccine is in sight. Image: REUTERS/Karen Ducey

Sarah Al-Arshani Al-Arshani

Global News Fellow, Business Insider

Share:

Our Impact
The Big Picture
Explore and monitor how COVID-19 is affecting economies, industries and global issues
Crowdsource Innovation
Get involved with our crowdsourced digital platform to deliver impact at scale

Stay up to date:

COVID-19

A pharmacist gives Jennifer Haller the first shot in the first-stage safety study clinical trial of a potential vaccine for COVID-19. Image: AP Photo/Ted S. Warren
A syringe containing the first shot given in the trial. Image: AP Photo/Ted S. Warren
Rebecca Sirull gets a shot of the new trial vaccine for COVID-19. Image: AP Photo/Ted S. Warren
Jennifer Haller waits for her vaccine shot. Image: AP Photo/Ted S. Warren
Pharmacist Michael Witte wears heavy gloves as he opens a frozen package of the potential vaccine for COVID-19. Image: AP Photo/Ted S. Warren
A tray with a syringe containing a shot that will be used in the clinical trial of the potential COVID-19 vaccine. Image: AP Photo/Ted S. Warren
Pharmacist Michael Witte takes a package of the potential vaccine out of a freezer. Image: AP Photo/Ted S. Warren
Neal Browning gets a shot of the potential vaccine. Image: AP Photo/Ted S. Warren
Pharmacist Michael Witte opens a package that contains the potential vaccine for COVID-19. Image: AP Photo/Ted S. Warren
Jennifer Haller talks to a pharmacists after she got her first shot. Image: AP Photo/Ted S. Warren
Pharmacist talk after prepping to administer the vaccine trial. Image: AP Photo/Ted S. Warren
Vials used by pharmacists to prepare syringes used on the first day of a first-stage safety study clinical trial of the potential vaccine for COVID-19. Image: AP Photo/Ted S. Warren

License and Republishing

World Economic Forum articles may be republished in accordance with the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International Public License, and in accordance with our Terms of Use.

The views expressed in this article are those of the author alone and not the World Economic Forum.

Related topics:

COVID-19Global HealthUnited States

Share:

Global Agenda

The Agenda Weekly

A weekly update of the most important issues driving the global agenda

Subscribe

You can unsubscribe at any time using the link in our emails. For more details, review our privacy policy.

International travel levels tipped to soar again in 2022
About Us
Events
Media
Partners & Members
Language Editions

Privacy Policy & Terms of Service

© 2022 World Economic Forum