I test Oxford-Astrazeneca in progress for the administration of his coronavirus vaccine a children and adolescents They were suspended waiting for the British regulatory body to verify the possible link with cases of thrombosis in adults. The professor. Andrew Pollard of the University of Oxford told the BBC that there were no concerns about the tests per se, but that the pediatric trial will still be suspended. awaiting further information by MHRA (Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency), the UK medicines regulatory agency.
About 300 volunteers participate in the test started in February, to verify if the vaccine produces immunity even in minors between the ages of six and 17. In the coming days, both the MHRA and EMA, the European regulatory body, will have to decide on the possible link between the AstraZeneca vaccine and a small number of thrombosis cases.