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April 23, 2020

A Malaysian Doctor Joins Imperial College London Research Team To Develop COVID-19 Vaccine

A Malaysian doctor joins London’s Imperial College team developing COVID-19 vaccine.

UK-trained surgeon Dr Nur Amalina Che Bakri has joined a team at the Imperial College in London to develop a vaccine for COVID-19, which has infected over two million people globally.

Dr Nur Amalina is tasked at finding suitable volunteers to take part in the vaccine trials, which is being conducted at the Imperial College’s National Institute of Health Research (NIHR).

“The first of the UK vaccine trials has started at the NIHR Imperial Clinical Research Facility @imperialcollege led by Dr Katrina Pollock. I’m involved in recruiting healthy volunteers and vaccinating them in the next few weeks”,she tweeted on Thursday (April 23).

At present, there is no vaccine for Covid-19 and experts have said that it will take up to two years to find one.

 

 

Find out more: https://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2020/04/23/malaysian-doctor-joins-london039s-imperial-college-team-developing-covid-19-vaccine

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