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Oxford Covid-19 vaccine ‘could be licensed for use in the elderly’ – South Cotswolds Gazette

Professor Sarah Gilbert, lead researcher of the University of Oxford’s vaccine trial, said it is for regulators to decide whether to give…



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The University of Oxford’s Covid-19 vaccine could be licenced for use in the elderly, the lead researcher of the trial has said.Sarah Gilbert, professor of vaccinology at the university, said there were no timings on when the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) would approve the jab Oxford is developing with AstraZeneca.She added that it is for regulators to decide whether to give permission for vaccine use based on a smaller subgroup – who were given a half dose followed…

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