When Trevor Larson arrived at the hospital, his blood pressure was low and his heart wasn't functioning the way it should, a cardiologist said. He had to be put on a heart pump as well as kidney dialysis and a ventilator.
On paper, he’s retired, but he still says Mass at CHI Health Good Samaritan on Fridays and assists priests in area Catholic churches. “I’m just an old workhorse. I don’t look too bad for age 85,” he chuckled.
UNMC and Nebraska Medicine plan to enroll up to 50 adolescents ages 12 to 17 in a national clinical trial testing the safety of a vaccine candidate by Novavax. Other trials are expected to enroll even younger participants.