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Oxford AstraZeneca Covid-19 Vaccine Is 70% Efficient

Oxford AstraZeneca Covid-19 Vaccine can prevent 70.4% of people From getting the virus developed in the UK, and if the lower dose is used, this goes up to 90%, according to the data.

Oxford AstraZeneca Covid-19 Vaccine Is 70% Efficient
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AstraZeneca and Oxford University have announced that they have an effective jab which can prevent many people from the Virus and getting ill.

The vaccine is also shown to be work in every age group, which also includes the elderly.

Professor of vaccinology at Oxford University, Sarah Gilbert, said: “The announcement today takes us another step closer to the time when we can use vaccines to bring an end to the devastation caused by [Covid-19].”

“We will continue to work to provide detailed information to regulators. It has been a privilege to be part of this multi-national effort, which will reap benefits for the whole world.”

Also, in a statement, the chief investigator of the Vaccine trial and Oxford Vaccine Group, Prof. Andrew Pollard, said: “These findings show that we have an effective vaccine that will save many lives. Excitingly, we’ve found that one of our dosing regimens may be around 90% effective and if this dosing regime is used, more people could be vaccinated with planned vaccine supply.”

Oxford AstraZeneca Covid-19 Vaccine Is 70% Efficient

“Today’s announcement is only possible thanks to the many volunteers in our trial, and the hard working and talented team of researchers based around the world.”

Prof. Sarah Gilbert said: “The announcement today takes us another step closer to the time when we can use vaccines to bring an end to the devastation caused by Sars-CoV-2. We will continue to work to provide the detailed information to regulators. It has been a privilege to be part of this multi-national effort which will reap benefits for the whole world.”

Pascal Soriot, Chief executive of AstraZeneca, said: “Today marks an important milestone in our fight against the pandemic. This vaccine’s efficacy and safety confirm that it will be highly effective against Covid-19 and will have an immediate impact on this public health emergency..”

“Furthermore, the vaccine’s simple supply chain and our no-profit pledge and commitment to broad, equitable and timely access means it will be affordable and globally available, supplying hundreds of millions of doses on approval.”

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