UK Coronavirus Vaccine Prompts Immune Response in Early Test

Scientists at Oxford University say they might have sufficient data by the end of the year to decide if the vaccine should be adopted for mass vaccination campaigns.

  • Published 20 July 2020

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LONDON (AP) — Scientists at Oxford University say their experimental coronavirus vaccine has been shown in an early trial to prompt a protective immune response in hundreds of people who got the shot. British researchers first began testing the vaccine in April in about 1,000 people, half of whom got the experimental vaccine. Such early trials are usually designed only to evaluate safety, but in this case experts were also looking to see what kind… Read at AP News