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Source: United Kingdom – Executive Government & Departments

Today we heard an announcement from government about another phase 3 vaccine trial starting in the UK, the Janssen trial.  The SMC asked the Principle Investigator on the trial to talk to science and health journalists about details of this particular vaccine and how the phase 3 trials will be run.

Journalists dialled in to this briefing to get the medical side of today’s story.

Speakers included:

Prof Adam Finn, Professor of Paediatrics, University of Bristol

Prof Saul Faust, Professor of Paediatric Immunology & Infectious Diseases, University of Southampton and University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust

Kate Bingham, Head of the UK’s Vaccine Task Force

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