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COVID-19 vaccine trials starting later this year

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South Africa might see coronavirus vaccine trials starting later this year. That’s according to South African Medical Research Council president and CEO Dr Glenda Gray.

“The initial trial will happen in the US and we hope to start our trials after that …around October/November,” Gray said. Gray said South Africa is well equipped to carry out these trials. She added that before the trial begins, it’s safety will have to established preclinical. About 20, 000 participants worldwide will be part of the trial. Coronavirus Hotline Number: 0800 029 999 from 8 am to 4 pm, Monday to Friday

Help protect your loved ones by sharing this official South African government COVID-19 service with your family, friends and community. Send HI to 0600 123 456 on WhatsApp.

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The NICD has another Clinician Hotline to improve #COVID19 communication and support for healthcare providers. The Clinician Hotline is 0800 11 1131, operating 24 hrs. The Public Hotline is 0800 029 999 also operating 24hrs. Coronavirus Hotline Number: 0800 029 999 from 8 am to 4 pm, Monday to Friday

Help protect your loved ones by sharing this official South African government COVID-19 service with your family, friends and community. Send HI to 0600 123 456 on WhatsApp.

The NICD has another Clinician Hotline to improve #COVID19 communication and support for healthcare providers. The Clinician Hotline is 0800 11 1131, operating 24 hrs. The Public Hotline is 0800 029 999 also operating 24hrs.

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Source: eNCA