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Setback In Battle Against COVID, Human Trial Put On Hold After Side Effect On Volunteer's Body
NEW YORK || As the world waits with bated breath on a medical breakthrough in the fight against the dreaded Coronavirus, the vaccine trials at the Oxford University suffered a major setback on Wednesday. According to reports the ongoing human trial has been put on hold following complaints of side effects on the volunteer's body.
The UK pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca has halted the third and final phase of clinical trials, information says as a volunteer's body saw serious side effects during the vaccine's human trial.
The pharmaceutical company, along with AstraZeneca University of Oxford, is making the vaccine for Kovid. AstraZeneca and Oxford Vaccine are at the forefront of the worldwide Corona vaccine race, reports say.
AstraZeneca has issued a statement saying it is a routine interruption as not much has been known yet about the person's disease involved in the trial. It will be reviewed well and only then will the trial resume.