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Researchers rarely report what is in a placebo.
Without a clear plan, valuable time will be lost.
Halting the Oxford vaccine trial doesn’t mean it’s not safe – it shows they’re following the right process.5 min read
The phase 3 trials of the University of Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine have been paused because one participant became unwell. But we don’t know for sure if the illness was a reaction to the vaccine.
A team of experts argues that after taking care of essential workers, COVID-19 vaccinations should be given to the greatest transmitters of the virus, who are mostly the young.
A COVID-19 vaccine needs the public’s trust – and it’s risky to cut corners on clinical trials, as Russia is.4 min read
As Russia fast tracks a coronavirus vaccine, scientists worry about skipped safety checks – and the potential fallout for trust in vaccines if something ends up going wrong.
Scientists were not surprised by reports on coronavirus reinfection; the lack of symptoms on reinfection is encouraging.