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Covid-19 vaccine trial Brazil volunteer dies but trial to continue

Reuters

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Modified 22 Oct 2020, 2:20 am

Brazilian health authority Anvisa said on Wednesday that a volunteer in a clinical trial of the Covid-19 vaccine developed by AstraZeneca and Oxford University had died but added that the trial would continue.

Oxford confirmed the plan to keep testing, saying in a statement that after careful assessment “there have been no concerns about safety of the clinical trial.”

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