Oxford University to test COVID vaccine response in children

Clay Curtis
February 14, 2021

The trial will begin this month at Oxford University and its partner sites in London, Southampton and Bristol.

The site, located in Exhibit Hall B of Cashman Center, 850 N. Las Vegas Blvd, offers appointment-only, first-dose COVID-19 vaccinations to people age 70 and older, and other individuals now eligible to receive the vaccine in the health care workforce, public safety and security, and frontline community support groups.

The trial is the first to assess the vaccine's efficacy in children aged six to 17.

A third vaccine, from Moderna, has been approved for use in the United Kingdom but supplies are not expected to arrive until spring.

"It is therefore important to collect data on the safety and the immune response to our coronavirus vaccine in these age groups, so that they could potentially benefit from inclusion in vaccination programs in the near future".

High-risk groups and B40 families living in high-density areas such as the People's Housing Project (PPR) apartments should be given priority to receive the Covid-19 vaccine, said Federal Territories Minister Tan Sri Annuar Musa.

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Previous trials of the vaccine have shown that it is safe, but this phase 2 trial - funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) and AstraZeneca - will show if kids have a good immune response to the shot.

Pollard added, "These new trials will extend our understanding of the control of SARS-CoV2 to younger age groups".

CVS says there's not a certain day or time to check, and the number of doses sent to stores will vary depending on the store's capability to administer the vaccine.

The UAE now ranks second in the world - after Israel - in terms of the cumulative Covid-19 vaccination doses administered per 100 people worldwide, according to stats shared by Our World in Data.

Britain, which has recorded more than 120,000 deaths from COVID-19, was the first Western country to begin mass vaccinations in December, seeing the shots as a route out of strict lockdowns which have caused the biggest crash in economic output in more than 300 years.

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