Coordination of COVID-19 Vaccine Clinical Trials Produces a ‘Treasure Trove’ of Data and a Model for the Future

The federally funded COVID-19 Prevention Network was instrumental in the rapid development of safe, effective and lifesaving COVID-19 vaccines during earlier phases of the pandemic. This vital work to expedite Phase 3 clinical trials also resulted in a ‘treasure trove’ of data, thanks to a highly collaborative and harmonized approach that can serve as a national and even international model for major research initiatives while also guiding responses to future public health emergencies.

New national faith-based community engagement initiative to partner with key communities around COVID-19 and CoVPN clinical trials

With many communities across the U.S. disproportionately impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, the recently formed COVID-19 Prevention Network (CoVPN), has established a national, faith-based program called the CoVPN Faith Initiative to enhance trust and meaningful engagement in key communities and provide accurate and updated information about COVID-19 and CoVPN clinical trials.