- Spain is first western European country to pass 1m cases
- Lombardy cases more than double in a day
- 300,000 excess US deaths recorded as Cathay Pacific cuts 5,900 jobs
- New Zealand records 25 Covid cases amid arrival of foreign fishing crews
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The University of Oxford’s Brazilian trial of its vaccine candidate will continue after the death of a volunteer, the university said on Wednesday, adding an independent review had revealed no safety concerns.
“Following careful assessment of this case in Brazil, there have been no concerns about safety of the clinical trial and the independent review in addition to the Brazilian regulator have recommended that the trial should continue,” a spokesman for the university said in a statement.