Corona vaccine could be ready by the end of this year, British scientists

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Two senior British scientists involved in the development of the corona vaccine in the UK have spoken to the BBC about their projects.

Professor Sarah Gilbert, head of the Oxford University team, and her team are going to test the vaccine on 5,000 volunteers from Thursday.

“We tested the vaccine on only two people on the first day and made sure everything was fine with them and also made sure everything was going according to procedure for the experiment,” he said. And that we can now experience it on a large scale.

Professor Robin Shattock, head of the research team at Imperial College London, said the vaccine would be available to doctors in the UK before the end of the year if it gave the right indications about performance and safety of human health.

However, he said it would reach the rest of the world by next year.


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