British firm ready to supply vaccine in September

Daniel Fowler
May 23, 2020

The Oxford vaccine uses a harmless virus - a chimpanzee cold virus, engineered so it can't spread - to carry the spike protein into the body.

"Having looked at the data myself, it is really quite promising in the sense that in the phase-one study, which is the first step toward the development of a vaccine through its multiple phases, the vaccine induced what we call neutralizing antibodies, as opposed to just binding antibodies", Fauci said. "I would have expected somewhere around 75 percent".

The unofficial trials were reportedly successful as they allowed the researchers to become immune and stay "alive, healthy and happy", as Gintsburg put it this week. Another 11% were unsure. This will help scientists fathom how the vaccine will help in preventing coronavirus infection and its complications.

About a dozen different experimental vaccines are in early stages of human testing or poised to start, mostly in China, the US and Europe, with dozens more in earlier stages of development.

"Their immune systems will essentially rear up and blunt the effect of the vaccine", University of Maryland vaccinologist Dr. Kirsten Lyke, leading another coronavirus vaccine trial, told the Times.

The data will then be shared among the +5 companies that will take part.

At the time of writing, there are more than 100 potential coronavirus vaccines in development. More than 40% said they believe the vaccine is riskier than the disease itself.

Trump, during a Thursday visit to a Ford Motor Co plant in MI, said the USA military is "in gear so we can give out 150 to 250 million shots quickly".

Need more physical work: Eden Hazard
Monitoring closely wearing gloves and a face mask, the Frenchman combined physical exercises with ball work in a long session. Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane seems to like what he has seen in the first week of group training.

In addition, misinformation about vaccines has grown more prevalent on social media during the pandemic, according to academic researchers.

The poll underscores how the country's deepening polarization has affected people's view of the pandemic.

Another 26% said they were unsure about getting innoculated, while one in five said that they not get vaccinated at all. He has at times downplayed the seriousness of the pandemic and encouraged public protests against his government's own stay-at-home guidelines meant to slow the pathogen's spread.

"For this objective, it is necessary for a small number of study participants to develop COVID-19", they said.

The poll responses varied among certain demographic groups.

Some participants however have said that their opinion might change, if the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) or scientific studies proved that the vaccine was safe to take.

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