Lloyd Evans Lloyd Evans

What I learnt as an Oxford vaccine guinea pig

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Was the Oxford vaccine trial paused? Mine wasn’t. I signed up for it last week, in the 55 to 69-year-old category, and I was told on Friday that I should continue posting my swabs and attending follow-up appointments. 

My friends were keen to tell me I was ‘utterly mad’ to join a trial.

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