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Let it digest: global clinical trial for oral Covid vaccine kicks off in SA

Pharmaceutical company says an oral vaccine would be easier to distribute

Senior science reporter

An international clinical trial for an oral vaccine against Covid-19 has enrolled its first SA participant in Johannesburg.

Oramed Pharmaceuticals released a statement on Tuesday saying its subsidiary, Oravax, has begun the process for its phase one trial, which will see 24 SA participants enrolled altogether.

While SA has hosted a number of Covid-19 vaccine trials, this would be the first of an oral candidate. ..

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