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Posted on: September 14, 2020

COVID-19 UPDATE: Vaccine trial restarts after being halted


The University of Oxford and AstraZeneca Plc have restarted a United Kingdom trial of an experimental Covid-19 vaccine after it was halted over concerns about a participant who fell ill. That and more in the Wayne County Report for September 14, 2020.

The U.K. Medicines Health Regulatory Authority recommended that the study resume after an independent review of the safety data triggered a pause on Sept. 6, Oxford said in a statement. It declined to disclose details about the volunteer’s illness.

According to the countywide health data for September 13, 2020, Taylor recorded no new cases or deaths. Total COVID-19 cases for the years remain at 997; deaths at 76.

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