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Share Price:
Down 909.00p
Change Today:
-47.00p
Market Cap:
783.33m
Sector:
Pharmaceuticals & Biotechnology

AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine shows promise - report

By Sean Farrell

Date: Wednesday 15 Jul 2020

LONDON (ShareCast) - (Sharecast News) - A Covid-19 vaccine backed by AstraZeneca is producing positive results in initial trials, according to a report.
The vaccine, developed at Oxford University, is producing the antibody and T-cell (killer cell) response researchers were hoping for, ITV Political Editor Robert Peston said in a blog.

Not all of the many vaccines being tested increase both antibodies and T-cells but the Oxford vaccine appears to do both, Peston said.

"Everybody is focussed on antibodies but there is a growing body of evidence suggesting that the T-cells response is important in the defence against coronavirus," a source told Peston. The government has supported the research with tens of millions of pounds.

AstraZeneca shares rose 3.6% to 88.60.5 at 11:54 BST and shares of Oxford Biomedica, which is working with AstraZeneca, rose 2.9% to 759p.

Peston said more details of the results could be released as early as Thursday in the Lancet, a medical journal.

The vaccine's effectiveness will be tested fully in a large phase 3 programme taking place in Brazil. If the vaccine is successful it could be manufactured for mass use in September.





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OXB Market Data

Currency UK Pounds
Price 909.00p
Change Today -47.00p
52 Week High 1,634.00p
52 Week Low 905.00p
Volume 166,710
Shares Issued 86.18m
Market Cap 783.33m
Beta 0.03

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OXB Dividends

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Trades for 21-Jan-2022

Time Volume / Share Price
16:37 15,000 @ 911.95p
16:35 30,499 @ 909.00p
16:29 91 @ 916.00p
16:29 8 @ 916.00p
16:29 8 @ 913.00p

OXB Key Personnel

CEO John Dawson
CFO Stuart Paynter