Covid-19 roundup: Carl June on hav­ing Covid-19 and his plan to treat it; NIH preach­es cau­tion; 2 new vac­cines en­ter clin­ic

Carl June had Covid-19. Now he’s try­ing to fig­ure out how the world can treat it.

In an in­ter­view with the Philadel­phia In­quir­er, the CAR-T pi­o­neer and Uni­ver­si­ty of Penn­syl­va­nia im­mu­nol­o­gist re­vealed that he had been sick with a “mild to mod­er­ate” case of the virus for 3 weeks. Now re­cov­ered, he is try­ing to do­nate his plas­ma and he has some thoughts about how the bio­med­ical com­mu­ni­ty should pur­sue new treat­ments.

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