Oxford Scientists Expect COVID-19 Vaccine Data by Christmas

“I think we’re getting close, and it’s definitely going to be before Christmas based on the progress,” Dr. Andrew Pollard said in an interview with the BBC.

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FILE - In this Thursday, April 23, 2020 file screen grab taken from video issued by Britain's Oxford University, showing a person being injected as part of the first human trials in the UK to test a potential coronavirus vaccine, untaken by Oxford University in England. A key researcher at the University of Oxford says scientists expect to report results from the late-stage trials of their COVID-19 vaccine by Christmas. Dr. Andrew Pollard, an expert in pediatric infection and immunity at Oxford, said Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020 that research was slowed by low infection rates over the summer but the Phase III trials are now accumulating the data needed to report results. (Oxford University Pool via AP, File)
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