The Corona-pandemic keeps the world in suspense: More than 13 million people have been infected with the novel Coronavirus, 201.373 of them in Germany. The United States reported almost daily new record numbers. The latest news on Corona-crisis in Germany, Europe and the world read in the News-Ticker of FOCUS Online.
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Mild side effects, two immune responses: Corona vaccine of the University of Oxford gives good results
A British vaccine against the Coronavirus seems to be according to a study, safe and stimulate the immune system. The resources of the University of Oxford and the British pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca triggers two responses of the immune system: It promotes both the formation of specific antibodies as well as T-cells, both for immune defense is important. Photo: Getty Images the search for The Corona vaccine is in full swing.
The results of the British medical journal " reported on Monday;The Lancet". The first Experiments with 1077 healthy individuals were classified as promising. In the first round have been detected in about 90 percent of the subjects. However, it is still unclear whether the vaccine provides sufficient protection, experts reported. In order to clarify this question, have already started in Brazil, more Tests with several Thousand volunteers. The vaccine generated according to the researchers, side effects such as fatigue and headaches, but nothing Serious.
Recently, one of the researchers involved, said the vaccine could "bestenfalls" in October will be provided. The UK has already ordered 100 million doses of the Vaccine.
Internationally, there is a race of scientists and pharmaceutical companies to a Corona vaccine. The funds from Oxford is one of the promising candidates rich. Currently be tested, according to the world health organization (WHO) more than 20 vaccines in clinical trials in humans.
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