Experts from the University of Oxford announced a set of volunteers to test a vaccine against coronavirus.
The creators of the vaccine confirm that about 80% of people infected with coronavirus, the disease occurs in a mild form and does not require special intervention. However, in one in six patients, the infection can develop into a serious illness.
“The study will allow us to assess whether the new ChAdOx1 nCoV-19 vaccine can protect healthy people from COVID-19 disease,” one of the world-leading research centers said in a press release.
The trials will be conducted traditionally: participants will be randomly selected to receive injections of either a real vaccine or a placebo drug.
Only healthy residents of the Thames Valley region between the ages of 18 and 55 are allowed to participate in the trial. The vaccine is tested for six months.