These scientists are giving themselves DIY coronavirus vaccines

These scientists are giving themselves DIY coronavirus vaccines

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In April, more than three months before any coronavirus vaccine would enter large clinical trials, the mayor of a picturesque island town in the Pacific Northwest invited a microbiologist friend to vaccinate him.

The exchange occurred on the mayor’s Facebook page, to the horror of several Friday Harbor residents following it.

“Should I pop up and get your vaccine started?????,” wrote Johnny Stine, who runs North Coast Biologics, a Seattle biotech company with a focus on antibodies. “Don’t worry — I’m immune — I have boosted myself five times with my vaccine.”

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“Sounds good,” Farhad Ghatan, the mayor, wrote after a few follow-up questions.

Several residents interjected skepticism in the exchange. They were swatted down by the mayor, who defended his friend of 25 years as a “pharmaceutical scientist on the forefront.”

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