Matt Hancock, The UK’s Health Secretary, has disclosed that, there will be clinical test of a ability corona virus substance on patients from Thursday.

The name of the drug is ChAdOx1 nCoV-19, is being formed by scientists at the University of Oxford.

Matt revealed this at the daily Downing Street briefing, Hancock said the government was “throwing everything” at the vaccine drive.

Matt authenticate that a provision of £20million had been made for the Oxford team, to assist fund the clinical test.

Matt added that £22.5million will be made available for researchers at Imperial College, London.

He said the government will “support them to the handle and give them every material they need to get them the best possible chance of success as soon as possible”.

Matt Hancock quoted: "In the long run the best way to defeat coronavirus is through a vaccine. This is a new disease, this is uncertain science, but I’m certain that we will throw everything we’ve got at developing a vaccine,” he said.

“The UK is at the forefront of the global effort. We’ve put more money than any other country into the global search for a vaccine. And for all the efforts around the world, two of the leading vaccine developments are taking place here at home, at Oxford and Imperial.

“Both of these promising projects are making rapid progress and I’ve told the scientists leading them that we’ll do everything we can to support them.

"And today making available 20 million pounds to the oxford team to fund their clinical trials. The team has accelerated its process working, with the regulator of the MHRA ((Medicines and Healthcare Regulatory Agency), who have been absolutely brilliant.

“As a result, I can announce that the vaccine from the oxford project will be trialled in people from this Thursday.

“In normal time, reaching this stage takes years and I am very proud of the work taken so far.”

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