COVID-19: UK Human Vaccine Trials to Begin Tomorrow!

 

As Dr Chris Barbara announced last week on Bay Chats, the UK is pulling out all the stops to come up with a COVID-19 Vaccine, and fast.

In fact, Scientists at Oxford are about to start trials on human volunteers, hoping to have experimental doses by September.

The University of Oxford will receive 20 million pounds ($24.5 million; €22.5 million) from the government. Another project at the Imperial College London will receive 22.5 million pounds.

The World Health Organization has, many a time stated that the development of a safe vaccine will take at least 12 to 18 months, but scientists at Oxford say they expect to produce a million doses of an experimental vaccine as early as September.

Fingers Crossed!

 

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