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  • a volunteer in the trial of the covert 19 vaccine being developed by AstraZeneca and Oxford University, has died in Brazil.

  • Brazil's half authority said on Wednesday that although the volunteer had died, the trial would continue.

  • So far, 8000 people have been given the first dose of the vaccine in six cities in Brazil, which is grappling with one of the world's worst outbreaks of the disease.

  • A source familiar with the matter told Reuters that the volunteer who died was likely to have been part of a control group that did not receive the Kovar 19 vaccine, suggesting that the volunteer was instead given a meningitis job.

  • Oxford University confirmed that testing would continue, adding the after careful assessment quote.

  • There have been no concerns about the safety off the clinical trial, but AstraZeneca declined to comment immediately.

  • This follows a pause in trials off the vaccine last month when a patient in the U.

  • K fell ill.

  • The trial resumed days later, but it's still on hold in the U.

  • S.

  • Also on Wednesday, Brazil's president said their federal government would not by the vaccine from China's Sina back, contradicting what his health minister said the day.

  • Before that, it would be included in the nation's immunization program.

  • Brazil has the second deadliest outbreak of the coronavirus after the United States, with more than 154,000 people killed, right?

a volunteer in the trial of the covert 19 vaccine being developed by AstraZeneca and Oxford University, has died in Brazil.

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