‘We have a vaccine for the whole world’: says Oxford professor

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    The Oxford Vaccine group director Andrew Pollard has expressed his ‘excitement’ over the vaccine developed in the UK by Oxford University and AstraZeneca, saying that although the vaccine is widely reported to be 70% effective, a sub-group who received a half dose as the first dose and then a full dose as the second dose, saw 90% protection.

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