8 Dec 2020

Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine proven to be safe and effective, says peer-reviewed study


The AstraZeneca Oxford University vaccine has been shown to be safe and effective in clinical trials. It is now waiting to be approved so that it can be rolled out among the population.

The government has pre-ordered 100 million doses which will be ready to go.

We spoke to Professor Sarah Gilbert, who is professor of vaccinology at the University of Oxford and head of the team that’s developed the vaccine.