While there is currently no approved vaccination to prevent respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) illnesses, scientists are researching an investigational mRNA vaccine in this study.
RSV can cause infections of the lungs and respiratory tract, and can lead to serious conditions such as pneumonia and bronchiolitis, especially for seniors and immunocompromised people. RSV hospitalizes an estimated 177,000 seniors (age >65) in the U.S. each year.
Must be age 50 or older
Will receive an investigational mRNA RSV vaccine or placebo at no cost
Will also receive an investigational mRNA COVID-19 booster vaccine at no cost
Must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, with the last shot in the primary series having been administered at least 150 days ago, or more than 120 days ago if it was a booster
Could receive up to $900 compensation for study-related time
Do not need insurance to join this study
For more information, complete the form on this page. After you submit your information, a Meridian enrollment specialist will call you to talk about the study. There is no obligation to join — you can decide if the study is right for you.
You can talk to a Meridian enrollment specialist about this study by calling (712) 639-6200 (Sioux City, Lincoln, Portsmouth, Norfolk & Grand Island), (402) 934-7563 (Baton Rouge, Cincinnati, Omaha & Kansas City) or (912) 623-2240 (Endwell, Rockville & Savanah).
Submit your information
Savannah: Meridian Clinical Research, 340 Eisenhower Dr #1500, Savannah, GA 31406
Sioux City: Meridian Clinical Research, 4802 Sunnybrook Dr., Sioux City, IA 51106
After you submit your information, a Meridian enrollment specialist will contact you.
Participating in a study is an important decision — we’re here to help you before, during, and after studies.
Please note: Health insurance is NOT required to join.
Will I benefit from this study?
You are not guaranteed to benefit from being in a clinical study. However, information gathered in this study may help uncover better ways to treat condition(s) for you and others worldwide.
Is participation voluntary after I submit my information?
Yes. Participation in a study is entirely voluntary. In the informed consent process, you’ll learn about the product being studied, your role in the trial, potential side effects, tests that may be performed, and the number of visits that may be required. You will need to sign an informed consent form to join the study only after you fully understand your role in the study.
Will I get a physical exam?
If you join the study, you will receive a physical exam. You may also receive specific exams or tests — the results of which may be shared with you.
Will I receive compensation?
While participation in a clinical study is voluntary, you may be reimbursed for study-related time. After you submit your information, a Meridian enrollment specialist will call you to talk about the study. Staff at the research clinic will discuss possible reimbursement with you.
Founded in 1999 in Omaha, NE, Meridian studies the safety and effectiveness of new medicines, devices, and treatments. Its mission is to enrich lives by providing quality, compassionate care to patients and unparalleled clinical research services. Clinical studies help scientists develop life-changing medicines, but it starts with you — participation makes it all possible. For more than 20 years, thousands of patients have trusted Meridian because of our focus on creating a positive patient experience.