Coronavirus ‘disappearing’ so fast Oxford vaccine has ‘only 50% chance of working’

Professor Adrian Hill, director of Oxford University's Jenner Institute, says the vaccine trial could be thwarted by the decline in UK cases
Image: Professor Adrian Hill, director of Oxford University’s Jenner Institute


Sky News

There is only a 50% chance of the Oxford coronavirus vaccine working because cases in the UK are declining so fast, one of the scientists behind it has warned.

The University of Oxford’s Jenner Institute and the Oxford Vaccine Group began developing a COVID-19 vaccine in January using a virus taken from chimpanzees.

But with the number of UK coronavirus cases dropping every day, there may not be enough people to test it on, according to the institute’s director Professor Adrian Hill.

He told The Sunday Telegraph: “It’s a race against the virus disappearing, and against time. We said earlier in the year that there was an 80% chance of developing an effective vaccine by September.

“But at the moment, there’s a 50% chance that we get no result at all. We’re in the bizarre position of wanting COVID to stay, at least for a little while” […]


15 thoughts on “Coronavirus ‘disappearing’ so fast Oxford vaccine has ‘only 50% chance of working’

  1. Did the idiot actually said that? That’s admitting to those with half a functioning brain that it’s all about profits.🤑 What they don’t seem to realize is that the vaccine already works: it’s scaring the virus away… La,la-la, la-la!!! 👻

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      • Yes, even Porky Pig would demand a re-write. It would have made a great parody of the end of civilization if the sheeple hadn’t jumped so eagerly on the sacrificial altar to COVID-19 and by their ignorant fear and stupidity, legitimized the farce. Of course that is what the planners had hoped for.


  2. Well shit! Now what in hell is Tubularsock going to do with this vat of vaccine Tubularsock has in his bunker! Oh well, maybe use it instead of using bleach. Ahh, sure that’ll work!


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