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How The Scientific Community Mobilized Against COVID-19

Nurse Kathe Olmstead prepares a shot that is part of a possible COVID-19 vaccine, developed by the National Institutes of Health and Moderna Inc., in Binghamton, N.Y. on July 27, 2020.
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Nurse Kathe Olmstead prepares a shot that is part of a possible COVID-19 vaccine, developed by the National Institutes of Health and Moderna Inc., in Binghamton, N.Y. on July 27, 2020.

In a matter of months, the world has not just one but multiple vaccines to stem the spread of COVID-19.

Almost overnight, the scientific community shifted its focus to study the virus, building on existing knowledge to learn how to fight it.

Today on All Sides with Ann Fisher as a part of our weeklong series A Year of COVID, we take a look at how the pandemic has fueled and, in some ways, hindered scientific discovery.

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