UK to infect healthy volunteers in vaccine research trial


British scientists. This week are launching the world's first human challenge trials for covid nineteen they will infect healthy volunteers with the virus in the hope of further speaking the way to a vaccine. Research which is being led by Imperial College. London is a gutsy gambit given that people will be submitting themselves to the virus with no surefire treatment. The virus can kill volunteers will be given a laboratory grown strain of the virus will been quarantined in a secure unit the Royal Free Hospital in London they'll undergo daily even hourly tests. The initial phase of the study will seek to determine the minimal amount of virus necessary to cause an active measurable infection.

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