The British government recognized it! Intentionally infecting healthy volunteers with the new coronavirus to test the vaccine
According to a British media report on October 20, the British government finally admitted today that the UK will become the first country in the world to deliberately infect healthy volunteers with the new coronavirus to test the vaccine.
According to previous reports in the British media, the United Kingdom intends to intentionally infect healthy volunteers The new coronavirus was used to test the vaccine, but the statement was not confirmed by the British government at the time.
According to Imperial College London, the trial will recruit healthy volunteers between 18 and 30 years old. In the end, 90 volunteers will be infected with the new coronavirus.
The British media stated that the trial will start in January 2021. Volunteers will stay in the specialist clinic of the Royal Free Hospital in London and their symptoms will be closely monitored.
When talking about this experiment, from Imperial College London Professor Peter Oppenshaw said:”Considering our vast experience in this field, we believe that by taking all precautions to truly limit the infection of volunteers, we can be quite safe.”
According to previous media reports, in September 2020, AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals and Oxford University The third phase of the new crown vaccine trial was suspended due to a side effect reported by a British volunteer (later research found that this side effect was related to inflammation of the spinal cord). Although the test was subsequently resumed in the country, the same test is still suspended in the United States.
p style=”text-align:start”>In addition, the British media also stated that the above-mentioned volunteers with side effects are not the only ones with unexplained diseases. This summer, another British female volunteer also experienced similar side effects, but AstraZeneca did not disclose the incident.