They recommend that two standard doses of the vaccine should be given at 8- to 12-week intervals, for people aged 18 and older. This is the current strategy adopted by the United Kingdom. Clinical trials have shown that this dosing regimen is safe and effective in preventing symptomatic COVID-19.
dditionally, the Oxford vaccine may be effective in reducing transmission of coronavirus. Based on swabs obtained from volunteers in the UK, there was a 67% reduction in positive tests among those who had been vaccinated.
In a press release from the Oxford City Council, Councillor Tom Hayes, Deputy Leader and Cabinet Member for Green Transport and Zero Carbon Oxford said, “It is more important than ever that citizens, organisations, and governments at all levels show leadership to tackle the climate emergency head on. Our joint ambition to become a net zero city by 2040—ten years earlier than the target set by the Government—is a strong sign of the pace and ambition required."
Despite a slight decline in the spread of COVID-19 within Oxfordshire, infection rates are still higher than they were in December. According to figures published...
In view of the ongoing pandemic, rough sleepers in SWEP accommodation are now offered their own room for the night, while in previous years they would sleep in shared spaces.
For the start of Hilary term, the Bodleian Libraries will prioritise the provision of remote and zero-contact services, such as Live Chat, Scan and Deliver, and Click and Collect.
The Oxford vaccine will be rolled out in the UK from Monday, 4 January.
“It was a short but very sweet association which has touched many hearts beyond our walls. We are extremely grateful to our old members who were moved to so kindly contribute to his upkeep, to our students for having the compassion to advocate for him and not least to our vet, Eleanor Flynn who spent a great deal of her personal time on Clement’s welfare"
A number of candidates who sat for university admissions tests two weeks ago, such as the Biomedical Admissions Test (BMAT) and Thinking Skills Assessment...
According to an Oxford-led study published in the journal Science, even if the world significantly reduces its reliance on fossil fuels, it will still...
In a crisis full of unknown variables, it pays to stay alert for new curveballs to avoid being caught off guard in the future.
"When the term “climate activist” is mentioned, the first person that comes to your mind might be a teenage girl from Stockholm."
The Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO) has provided new funding to the University of Oxford’s REACH programme, which seeks to improve water security...