Volunteers needed for human challenge trial to study immune response to Covid-19

January 27, 2022

Researchers at the University of Oxford are looking for volunteers to take part in a human challenge trial to look at what kind of immune response can stop people from becoming infected with the original strain of the virus.A human challenge trial in medical research is a carefully controlled study that involves purposefully infecting a subject with a pathogen or bug, in order to study the effects of that infection.">Video of What's a human challenge trial of COVID-19 like?This is the immune response we then need to induce with a new vaccine.If we know what level of immune response we need the vaccine to induce it will make future vaccine development much quicker and much more efficient.'

The source of this news is from University of Oxford