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Study suggests Oxford virus vaccine ‘safe’ – Education – Australian Associated Press

Scientists at Oxford University say their experimental coronavirus vaccine has been shown in an early trial to prompt a protective immune response.



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A coronavirus vaccine being developed by Britain’s University of Oxford with pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca appears to be safe and to produce immunity, researchers say.
An ongoing trial involving 1077 healthy adults found that the vaccine “induced strong antibody and T cell immune responses” up to day 56, the researchers wrote in The Lancet medical journal.
They said the immune responses “may be even greater after a second dose,” according to a trial with a sub-group of 10 participants.

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