Brazilian dies in COVID-19 vaccine trial

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Published on October 22, 2020 - Duration: 01:27s

Brazilian dies in COVID-19 vaccine trial

A volunteer who was taking part in clinical trials of the AstraZeneca vaccine in Brazil has died.

The Brazilian health authority has confirmed that the trial will continue.

Flora Bradley-Watson reports.


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