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Expert Partnership to Explore and Establish Human Challenge Studies of COVID-19 in the UK

Submitted by sbnormand on October 22, 2020 - 09:48 AM

The UK National Health Service (NHS) in partnership with academia and the private sector are exploring the establishment of human challenge trials in the United Kingdom to speed up the development of a COVID-19 vaccine. Using controlled doses of virus, researchers initially aim to discover the smallest amount of virus it takes to cause COVID-19 infection in small groups of healthy young adults.

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Public Health England (PHE)