7NEWS Update – November 27: Oxford COVID-19 trial dealt a blow; SAS soldiers could be sacked | 7NEWS

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  • 7NEWS Australia published this video item, entitled “7NEWS Update – November 27: Oxford COVID-19 trial dealt a blow; SAS soldiers could be sacked | 7NEWS” – below is their description.

    Australia’s leading COVID-19 vaccine candidate will likely launch a new global trial after questions were raised about the validity of early results; up to 10 Special Forces officers implicated in a damning Afghanistan war crimes report could now be stood down; an extreme heatwave is sweeping across Australia, with temperatures soaring to more than 15 degrees above average and more to come over the weekend.

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