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UK to infect healthy volunteers in vaccine research trial

1 month ago   |   By Star Tribune

U.K. researchers are preparing to infect healthy young volunteers with the virus that causes COVID-19, becoming the first scientists to use the controversial technique to study the disease and potentially speed up development of a vaccine that could help end the pandemic.
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Britain to infect healthy volunteers with coronavirus in world's first human challenge vaccine trials

1 month ago   |   By National Post

British scientists said Tuesday they will launch the world's first human challenge trials for covid-19, in which healthy volunteers will be deliberately infected with the coronavirus, in the hope of further speeding the way to a vaccine.
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U.K. Preparing COVID-19 Vaccine Trials That Deliberately Infect Study Subjects

U.K. Preparing COVID-19 Vaccine Trials That Deliberately Infect Study Subjects

1 month ago   |   By NPR

Proponents say that such controversial "human challenge" studies can speed up vaccine development. But others cite ethical concerns. (Image credit: Kirsty O'Connor - PA Images/PA Images via Getty Images)
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U.K. Government Invests $43 Million In Vaccine Trials That Deliberately Infect Volunteers With Covid-19

1 month ago   |   By Forbes

The “human challenge” trials may help establish the efficacy of Covid-19 vaccines faster.
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London signs off on vaccine trials that infect volunteers with Covid-19

London signs off on vaccine trials that infect volunteers with Covid-19

1 month ago   |   By RT

The UK govt has backed human challenge studies in an attempt to speed up the development of a Covid-19 vaccine. Trial participants who have previously been given a vaccine candidate will be deliberately exposed to the virus.
The Human Challenge Programme was announced on Tuesday by the British government, Imperial College London and their partners. The trial may see the UK become the first nation to carry out studies where the volunteers are intentionally given controlled doses of Covid-19.
The study, which could start in January, would see up to 90 healthy people, aged between 18 and 30...
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