On Tuesday, March 16, Quebec-based Medicago announced that they will be moving into Phase 3 of clinical testing of their plant-based COVID-19 vaccine candidate. 

Medicago's COVID-19 vaccine candidate is "plant-derived," and, as it moves to late-stage clinical testing, 30,000 people will be able to volunteer for the trials. 

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"The trial will take place in 10 countries pending regulatory approvals, starting with Canada and the United States," said a press release

They'll be testing a range of "males and females from ethnically and racially diverse populations." 

You must be over the age of 18 to apply and must not have received a COVID-19 vaccine or diagnosis. 

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