HealthPartners suspends recruiting in COVID-19 vaccine trial

HealthPartners suspends recruiting in COVID-19 vaccine trial Photo: KSTP-TV.

Associated Press
Created: September 09, 2020 12:28 PM

A Minnesota health care provider has suspended its successful recruitment of participants in a coronavirus vaccine trial while its maker investigates whether a recipient's "potentially unexplained" illness is a side effect of the shot.

The trial led by AstraZeneca and Oxford University has been suspended while a review is underway of a participant in the United Kingdom who became ill.

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