Iowa Board of Regents

How Iowa is Helping Turn the Tide in the Pandemic

The University of Iowa has been on the forefront of COVID-19 research, treatments, care, and the vaccine—including leading clinical trials for plasma treatments, the Remdesivir drug treatment, and the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine. Today, UI Health Care is changing the course of the pandemic in Iowa by delivering the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines to its employees and will soon begin a clinical trial for a new vaccine from Novavax. Thanks to its experts and health care providers, Iowa has been recognized nationally for its important role in combating COVID-19.

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