UK trial to mix and match Covid vaccines to try to improve potency
Pilot planned for January will give subjects a shot of both Oxford/AstraZeneca and Pfizer/BioNTech versions
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FDA publishes first peer-reviewed report on Pfizer trial as Britain rolls out COVID vaccine
Six people died in Pfizer’s late-stage trial of the COVID-19 vaccine, the US Food and Drug Administration has revealed just hours after Britain became the first country in the world to roll out the vaccine.
“A billion-dollar deal for the Morrison government to buy more than 50 million doses of the University of Queensland’s potential coronavirus vaccine has been abruptly terminated after several trial participants returned false positive HIV test results.”
The Federal government was warned by a prominent Australian vaccine scientist that the use of an HIV fragment protein in the University of Queensland COVID-19 vaccine would present “big problems” months before entering into a multimillion-dollar deal to buy 51 million doses of the protein-based candidate.