Delivery timetable for Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine slips, UK official says

The timetable for delivery of the Oxford University/AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine candidate has slipped, the UK’s vaccine chief said, adding Britain will receive just 4 million doses of the shot this year. Britain had agreed in May to take 100 million doses of the vaccine, developed by Oxford University and licensed to AstraZeneca, with 30 million doses estimated for delivery by September 2020. Oxford’s trial chief said on Wednesday that he now hoped they would come by the end of the year, though the exact timing is unclear as it depends on infection numbers. …read more

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