“My whole forearm swelled and blistered. My family was laughing, asking like, ‘why are you subjecting yourself to this?'”
Reid enjoyed her experience so much that she says she wants to participate in as many vaccine trials as she can. For this research, each participant received $4,100 as an incentive.
A box full of genetically modified mosquitos vaccinated a human against malaria in a trial funded by the National Institute of Health (NIH).