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Coronavirus: Oxford University to resume vaccine trial after pause

Trials of a Covid-19 vaccine being developed by AstraZeneca and Oxford University will resume after being paused due to a reported side effect in a patient in the UK. On Tuesday, AstraZeneca said the studies were being paused while it investigated whether the adverse reaction was linked with the vaccine. But on Saturday, the university… Read More »

Oxford academic dismisses idea of deliberately infecting volunteers with Covid-19 to test vaccine

Oxford academic dismisses idea of deliberately infecting volunteers with Covid-19 to test experimental vaccine because no treatment currently exists to keep them safe – but says jab could still be ready by Christmas Professor Sarah Gilbert said it would not be safe for them to do a ‘challenge trial’   No drug has been proven to… Read More »

Race or class irrelevant in intelligence of babies, groundbreaking Oxford study finds

LONDON — Babies born in similar circumstances will thrive regardless of race or geography, Oxford-led research has found, quashing the idea that race or class determines intelligence. In a scientific first, the team of researchers tracked the physical and intellectual development of babies around the world from the earliest days after conception to age two.… Read More »