Policy & Regulation
Independent study finds AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine follows genetic instructions
22 October 2020 -

According to a detailed analysis carried out by independent scientists, British pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca's Oxford COVID-19 vaccine accurately follows the genetic instructions programmed into it by its developers to successfully provoke a strong immune response, Reuters news agency reported on 22 October 2020.

David Matthews, an expert in virology from Bristol University, who led the research, was quoted as saying: "The vaccine is doing everything we expected and that is only good news in our fight against the illness."