Oxford Covid-19 vaccine trial participant undeterred by pause

Man says he would continue with trial despite being worried about a second injection

A participant in the Oxford University coronavirus vaccine trial in the UK has said he is undeterred by a pause in the trial, which has been caused by an adverse reaction in one patient, and would continue to take part “in the name of science”.

Joe Walters said he was concerned when news broke of the trial’s suspension. He said he had reacted with a very high fever after his first injection and was worried about the second shot.

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