The Oregon Health Authority is about to announce a new trial of the state’s new COVID-19 vaccine, which aims to wipe out the virus once and for all.
The state has announced that a total of 1,072 patients will receive the vaccine, with all the trials scheduled to begin on December 6.
The vaccine is being produced by AstraZeneca, and it is being distributed to patients at Oregon Health & Science University, which is currently the only university in the US where the vaccine is currently being tested.
The trial is expected to last for at least six months.
The study has also seen a dramatic increase in the number of people who have received the vaccine so far, from 2,814 to 4,081.
This week, the trial is set to start at 7:00pm, but it will end at 7am on December 13, the start of the new school year.
“It’s really important to get this right and make sure it’s working as quickly as possible,” said Paul Vallas, Oregon Health’s director of vaccine development.
“We’re very excited about this vaccine because we have an incredible number of vaccine candidates and it’s really hard to do something right at this point.”
AstraZeeca’s vaccine, called NNIV, has been designed to work against the virus and has been given to over 7,000 patients since it was announced in December.
But as the virus has spread, so has the number who have been tested, and this has led to a dramatic jump in the proportion of people tested who have not been able to prove immunity.
This is a major concern for the health authority, which has been working with AstraZena to help ensure the vaccine can work in the face of the pandemic.
“When you’re testing someone, you’re not really sure that they’re going to be immune to the virus,” said Dr Vallas.
“You can’t tell that because the virus is still circulating in the system.”
But there are other factors that can affect how well the vaccine works, including whether people are getting enough doses of the vaccine or whether they are taking it with other vaccines, like the COVID vaccines.
The trials have been running at a relatively high rate, but so far the results are encouraging, according to Dr Vlasas.
“So far, we’ve seen the vaccine showing a very modest reduction in [COVID-14] mortality,” he said.
“The results have been promising, but we’re working to see whether we can actually take that into account in future trials.”
The trial also saw a huge jump in COVID cases last week, with over 4,000 new cases reported.
“With over 4 million new infections last week alone, we’re already seeing a significant increase in COIDS cases and the trend continues to grow,” said Vallas about the rise in cases.
“In the past week alone we’ve been seeing an average of 2,300 new cases a day and over half of those are in Oregon.”
It is estimated that between 25% and 50% of the COIDS infections in Oregon are caused by a COVID vaccine.
In the past, the state has been testing a range of COVID drugs, including the NNiv vaccine.
But this new trial is the first time it is able to use the NNPV vaccine to determine if the vaccine has a long-term effect.
“I think we have a lot of confidence in the vaccine to work,” said Chris Jorgensen, the director of research and development at AstraMed, the company that makes the vaccine.
“At this point we’ve got a very, very good data set, and we think we’ve validated it in terms of its efficacy.”
In the first trial, the vaccine was shown to prevent over 70% of COIDS deaths, but over the course of the next year, it has shown a much lower mortality rate, with only about a 10% chance of dying.
This means that there is a slight risk of COID-related deaths from the vaccine being spread.
However, if the trial shows the vaccine does not protect against COIDS, then the trial will stop.
“Our expectation is that the vaccine will be as safe and effective as COVID in Oregon, and that the state will see a small decrease in COID cases,” said Jorgens.
“This trial has shown that the NNVV vaccine has been able, in a very short time, to significantly lower COIDS mortality in Oregon,” he added.
The coronavirus vaccine is not currently available to Oregonians for testing.
However in October, Oregon announced it would be the first state to start testing its COVID medication in a clinical trial, and has since signed a deal with Astrazeneca to develop and distribute it.
The Oregon health authority said it is aiming to see a reduction in COIDs cases and deaths in the coming months.
However there is still no clear evidence that