The site, located in Exhibit Hall B of Cashman Center, 850 N. Las Vegas Blvd, offers appointment-only, first-dose COVID-19 vaccinations to people age 70 and older, and other individuals now eligible to receive the vaccine in the health care workforce, public safety and security, and frontline community support groups.
"These new trials will extend our understanding of control of SARS-CoV2 to younger age groups".
The Lead Investigator on the trial, Andrew Pollard, at an interview with Bloomberg said, "The phase II study will take place at three cities across the U.K. - London, Southampton and Bristol - and assess the safety and immune responses in children".
24-year-old Jennifer's joke is a response to the wildly inaccurate conspiracy theories surrounding the idea that her father and Microsoft founder Bill Gates is in some way using the vaccine to get inside people's minds and track their every move.
It could be done via the MySejahtera application, the JKJAV (Covid-19 Vaccine Supply Access Guarantee Special Committee) website which would be launched next week, by calling the hotline, through manual registration at public and private clinics and hospitals, or through assisted registration for those living in rural areas, he added.
As many as 240 children will receive the vaccine - and the others a control meningitis jab - when the trial gets under way.
CureVac is also working with Britain's GSK to develop a COVID-19 vaccine from next year that could target several variants with one shot, as new, more contagious mutations of the coronavirus have emerged.
Other research had begun but they are measuring efficacy in those aged 16 and 17, the University of Oxford said.
"In children, the evidence is now clear that COVID-19 is associated with a considerably lower burden of morbidity and mortality compared to that seen in the elderly", it said.
CNN reported that while children are much less likely than adults to be hospitalised or die from Covid-19, children are as just as likely as adults to become infected.