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'The Right Thing To Do': 82-Year-Old Volunteers For Covid-19 Vaccine Trial

November 19, 2020. Summarized by summa-bot.

Mary Jo Moynihan volunteered for the Pfizer Covid Vaccine trial in September.

PAXTON (CBS) – Not a lot of 82-year-olds are willing to volunteer for a vaccine trial, but Mary Jo Moynihan is not your average 82-year-old.

“If I died, that was one of the side effects listed was death, but I’m not afraid,” Moynihan said.

She volunteered for the Pfizer Covid Vaccine trial in September.

I got the placebo or it’s one heck of a great vaccine because I had no side effects whatsoever,” Moynihan said.

Mary Jo Moynihan (WBZ-TV)

Mary Jo was driven to volunteer because of what happened 49 years ago.

“It’s the right thing to do,” Moynihan said.

“Somebody has to do it. ”

A final analysis of the Phase 3 trial of Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine shows it was 95% effective in preventing infections.

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