Scientists around the world are racing to find a potential treatment and cure for COVID-19. According to the World Health Organization researchers are developing more than 135 vaccines to fight the illness. And the White House has selected five companies as likely candidates to produce the vaccine. In New Jersey, Amici Clinical Research is already starting human trial investigations for one of those companies with a vaccine in development. With the help of federal funding and support to get millions of doses out to the public by the end of the year. Leading clinical researcher Dr. Robert Falcone joins NJTV News with the latest on the trials.
An award-winning journalist, Briana Vannozzi serves as the anchor for NJ Spotlight News. She's worked in several capacities since joining the news division in 2012, as interim anchor and senior correspondent after years of general assignment reporting as a multimedia journalist. Vannozzi began her television journalism career by cutting her teeth on New Jersey State House politics for New Jersey Network News. And later as a news radio correspondent at FM News 101.9 in New York City. A Burlington County native, she's honored to be serving and covering her home state.