Secretary of State for Health and Social Care Matt Hancock arrives for the weekly Cabinet meeting at 10 Downing Street on 21 May, 2019 in London, England.
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Britain’s health minister said Tuesday that the country will trial a potential vaccine for the coronavirus on people later this week.
A vaccine developed by researchers at Oxford University will be tested on people on Thursday, Health Minister Matt Hancock said in a daily news briefing.
“In normal times, reaching this stage would take years, and I’m very proud of the work taken so far,” Hancock said.