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UK Steps Up Search For Vaccines Against ‘Variants Of Concern’

Study Also To Begin On Different Third 'Booster' Dose

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As the World Health Organization brands the Indian virus a “variant of concern,” the UK is planning to use a lab-grown virus variant in challenge trials of current and new vaccines, and is also investing in new variant vaccine testing facilities. A new study will use Oxford Immunotec’s T cell test to monitor people’s immunological response to infection or vaccination.

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