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A gift from the Red Avenue Foundation will enable the expansion of a major research programme aimed at rapidly identifying and interrogating emerging COVID-19 variants.

Scientist at work in lab © Jon Lewis for Oxford Hospitals Charity

The funding will support a multidisciplinary team of scientists from the University of Oxford and the Oxford University Hospitals (OUH) NHS Foundation Trust as they continuously assess new COVID-19 variants, and identify those that pose the greatest risk. This work is key to enabling the rapid production and deployment of vaccines tailored to variants of concern.

Read the full story on the Development Office, University of Oxford website

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