Human Trials of Covid-19 Vaccine Developed by Oxford University Begin in UK

  • Human trials of an eagerly-awaited vaccine, developed by the prestigious Oxford University, against the novel coronavirus began in the UK, with scientists giving it an 80 per cent chance of success.
  • The UK government has pledged 20 million pounds to support the “ChAdOx1 nCoV-19” coronavirus vaccine trial programme, with UK Health Secretary Matt Hancock saying the government would “throw everything at” finding a vaccine against the deadly virus.
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