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PREGNANT women receiving antenatal care at the John Radcliffe Hospital are being invited to take part in a world-first clinical trial.

Visitors to the Women's Centre will be offered a dose of a vaccine that could protect babies from respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) disease in their first months of life.

Some 200,000 children a year are killed by RSV, a lung infection often beginning with a runny nose and cough but leading to serious issues such as bronchitis and asthma.

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