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Governor Thanks Nurse Practitioners, Vermont will participate in Covid vaccine trial, more information on trial, Covid outbreaks spreading through community transmission, and study finds antibodies decline

Posted 6 months ago by Meredith Roberts

Governor Scott thanks nurse practitioners and wishes them Happy Nurse Practitioner week. Here is the Proclamation from the Governor with his comments Governor Scott mp4

250 Vermonters can be part of a phase three vaccine trial ,run by the University of Vermont Medical Center and Larner College of Medicine. Read more 250 invermont-will-participate-in-covid-vaccine-trial/

If you are interested in the UVM Medical Center and the Vaccine Testing Center at UVM Larner College of Medicine selection to participate in a Phase 3 trial for a COVID-19 vaccine developed by Oxford University and manufactured by AstraZeneca: For more information about this vaccine trial, visit UVMHealth.org/COVIDStudy. There is an information session for the general public on Monday, November 2nd from 5:30-6:45 p.m.; more information is available here. This is a two-year trial that will include at least 250 people from our region and about 30,000 nationwide.

Covid outbreaks spreading through community transmission, state says

VT Covid outbreaks have spread past single cases to broader community transmission, contributing to some of the highest case totals the state has had since spring, officials said at a press conference Tuesday.

An outbreak associated with an ice rink in Montpelier has now infected 57 people, many of whom had little to no contact with the initial hockey and broomball teams that were affected, said Dr. Mark Levine....The ice rink outbreak and several others led to one of the highest weekly Covid totals since the start of the pandemic in mid-March. The state announced 29 cases today, bringing the total to 2,113. Read more covid-outbreaks-spreading-through-community-transmission

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Coronavirus antibodies decline after infection, study finds, raising questions about herd immunity

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