The first Covid-19 vaccine trial in South Africa begins

Published Jun 23, 2020


DURBAN - Wits University has announced South Africa's first Covid-19 vaccine trial and its first participants will be enrolled this week.

The University is collaborating with the University of Oxford and the Oxford Jenner Institute on the South African trial. The trial aims to find a vaccine that will prevent infection by SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes Covid-19.