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Inside Oxford's push for ‘challenge trials' amid race for coronavirus vaccine

2 monthes ago   |   By NBC News

Scientists at University of Oxford, developing one of the most promising vaccine candidates so far, are calling for trials where all volunteers are given the vaccine and then infected with the virus. Some say the trial could be done with a smaller group and can quickly determine whether a vaccine stops COVID-19.
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Fact Check: President Trump and Joe Biden square off in final debate

Fact Check: President Trump and Joe Biden square off in final debate

As the candidates face off for the final time before Election Day, we're fact-checking them. Read more ...

FDA approves remdesivir to treat COVID-19

FDA approves remdesivir to treat COVID-19

The Food and Drug Administration said Thursday in a letter that it has approved remdesivir as a treatment for coronavirus patients. Read more ...

2020 NH 2nd District debate: Trusting a COVID-19 vaccine

2020 NH 2nd District debate: Trusting a COVID-19 vaccine

Rep. Annie Kuster and her Republican challenger Steve Negron talk about how a vaccine could turn the tide of the pandemic, and whether they will trust one once it's available. Read more ...

Judge dismisses one murder charge against ex-cop Derek Chauvin over George...

Judge dismisses one murder charge against ex-cop Derek Chauvin over George Floyd death

A Minneapolis judge has dismissed the third-degree murder charge against ex-police officer Derek Chauvin, who is accused of killing African-American man, George Floyd... Read more ...

Watch Live: Final Trump-Biden Presidential Debate

Watch Live: Final Trump-Biden Presidential Debate

President Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden are in Nashville Thursday night. The debate starts at 9 p.m. ET and is moderated by NBC's Kristen Welker. Read more ...

Remains of at least 10 people found in Tulsa search for 1921 race massacre...

Remains of at least 10 people found in Tulsa search for 1921 race massacre victims

At least 10 bodies have been found in an unmarked mass grave at an Oklahoma cemetery where investigators are searching for remains of victims of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre. Read more ...

Next up in hunt for COVID-19 vaccine: Testing shots in kids

Next up in hunt for COVID-19 vaccine: Testing shots in kids

The global hunt for a COVID-19 vaccine for kids is only just beginning - a lagging start that has some U.S. pediatricians worried they may not know if any shots work for young... Read more ...

Texas woman died of COVID-19 aboard flight

Texas woman died of COVID-19 aboard flight

A Texas woman died of COVID-19 on a Spirit flight from Las Vegas to Dallas that was diverted to Albuquerque on July 25, officials confirm. Read more ...

FDA formally approves pricey antiviral remdesivir as Covid-19 treatment

FDA formally approves pricey antiviral remdesivir as Covid-19 treatment

The US Food and Drug Administration has approved Gilead Sciences' expensive antiviral drug remdesivir to treat Covid-19, expanding its earlier emergency use authorization and... Read more ...

FDA formally approves pricey antiviral remdesivir as Covid-19 treatment

FDA formally approves pricey antiviral remdesivir as Covid-19 treatment

The US Food and Drug Administration has approved Gilead Sciences' expensive antiviral drug remdesivir to treat Covid-19, expanding its earlier emergency use authorization and... Read more ...