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Coronavirus: AstraZeneca vaccine trial volunteer dies – PerthNow

A volunteer in a clinical trial of the COVID-19 vaccine developed by AstraZeneca and Oxford University has died but the trial will continue.

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Brazilian health authority Anvisa says a volunteer in a clinical trial of the COVID-19 vaccine developed by AstraZeneca and Oxford University has died but adds that the trial will continue.
Oxford confirmed the plan to keep testing, saying in a statement that after careful assessment there have been no concerns about safety of the clinical trial.
Brazilian newspaper O Globo reported that the volunteer had been given a placebo and not the trial vaccine, citing unnamed sources.
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