A health worker holds a sample collected from a Covid-19 vaccine trial volunteer in Johannesburg, South Africa in August. Photo: ReutersA health worker holds a sample collected from a Covid-19 vaccine trial volunteer in Johannesburg, South Africa in August. Photo: Reuters
A health worker holds a sample collected from a Covid-19 vaccine trial volunteer in Johannesburg, South Africa in August. Photo: Reuters

Coronavirus: illness that halted AstraZeneca vaccine trial unlikely to be linked to shot, Oxford says

  • Safety questions raised after volunteers developed unexplained neurological symptoms including limb weakness or ‘changed sensation’
  • Trials have resumed in some countries, though study remains on hold in US pending investigation

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A health worker holds a sample collected from a Covid-19 vaccine trial volunteer in Johannesburg, South Africa in August. Photo: ReutersA health worker holds a sample collected from a Covid-19 vaccine trial volunteer in Johannesburg, South Africa in August. Photo: Reuters
A health worker holds a sample collected from a Covid-19 vaccine trial volunteer in Johannesburg, South Africa in August. Photo: Reuters
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