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UQ-CSL coronavirus vaccine trials scrapped – Wollondilly Advertiser

The coronavirus vaccine candidate in development by the University of Queensland and CSL has been abandoned.

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The University of Queensland and pharmaceutical company CSL have abandoned the clinical trials of their COVID-19 vaccine, citing HIV false positives.
But the researchers have emphasised there are no health risks to the trial participants and there was no risk of the participants developing HIV.
In a statement to the stock exchange, CSL said the trials would not move past phase one to phase two and three, after an agreement with the Australian government.
While the vaccine had been found to be safe,…

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