Coronavirus vaccine: Who will get the COVID vaccine first?

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Coronavirus vaccine: Who will get the COVID vaccine first?

Prof Beate Kampmann, director of the Vaccine Centre at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, said: “It’s always a concern if someone

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Prof Beate Kampmann, director of the Vaccine Centre at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, said: “It’s always a concern if someone in the trial develops a serious adverse reaction… but if we had five or six cases I would be much more alarmed.”

The woman has thankfully recovered and has reportedly left hospital.

Speaking at a Downing Street press conference, Sir Patrick Vallance, the UK’s chief scientific advisor, said there is still a “reasonable chance” that a coronavirus vaccine will become available next year, with the first read-outs of final stage data expected before the end of 2020.

“Many of these vaccinations are showing the right immune response.
“That is a very important step along the way of making a vaccine.

“Hopefully before the end of the year we will get some indications that some do work and have the right safety profile.”



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