Young people to be deliberately exposed to Covid-19 to speed up vaccine development

Young, healthy volunteers in the UK could be deliberately exposed to the Coronavirus under highly controlled conditions to speed up the development of a vaccine. (Subscribe: https://bit.ly/C4_News_Subscribe)

The government is committing more than £30 million to the so-called human challenge trials, which means researchers don’t have to wait until their subjects come across the infection naturally.

It’s hoped the project will begin in January.

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