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Early tests are planned for a COVID-19 vaccine that can be taken as a pill, with no need for injections – Yahoo News

Oravax’s tablet-form vaccine had good results in a pilot study in animals, the company said on Friday. All currently-approved vaccines use needles.



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A coronavirus vaccine which exists in pill form could enter the first phases of clinical trials this year.
Oravax, the company working on the substance, announced in a press release that it hopes to begin the first phase of clinical trials in humans by June.
The step is only the earliest phase of developing a vaccine. There is no guarantee of success, and even if it works it could be a year or more before it is authorized for use (Moderna and Pfizer began their first human trials in March and May…

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