Dual Coronavirus-Flu Vaccine to Start Human Trials
FRIDAY, Oct. 9, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Human trials of an experimental nasal spray vaccine for both the new coronavirus and seasonal flu are scheduled to start early next month, Hong Kong researchers say.
The early-stage trails of the dual vaccine — which is meant to trigger an immune response in the nose’s mucous membrane — will enroll about 100 volunteers, the Washington Post reported.
Public health experts have warned that the combination of the coronavirus pandemic and flu season could overwhelm hospitals, the Post reported.
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