Britain’s Oxford University has put out a call for volunteers to test a possible new coronavirus vaccine.

The university said: “We’re working hard to develop a vaccine against Covid-19. Today we’re recruiting individuals to take part in clinical trials. This is a crucial step.

“We need healthy volunteers aged 18-55, to help test its potential effectiveness.”

In a statement, they added: “Our researchers are working with great care, and due haste, to get this vaccine ready to be used in the clinical trial.”

Oxford are calling for 510 volunteers, about half of whom will be vaccinated with a synthetic

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