Oxford’s coronavirus vaccine study shows glimmer of hope

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An older man is shown seated and with his mouth open wide with a doctor wearing a face mask looking into his mouth.

Vinicius Molla, a hematologist and volunteer of the clinical trial of Oxford University's COVID-19 vaccine, examines a patient at a consulting room in São Paulo, Brazil July 9, 2020.

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Scientists at Oxford University published the results Monday of an early-phase coronavirus vaccine experiment showing strong immune response and no early safety concerns. And, for four days now, leaders from the European Union's 27 member states have been locking horns over the EU’s coronavirus recovery package. Plus Italian police found cocaine inside hollowed out coffee beans. Investigators were tipped off when a shipment of coffee beans from Colombia arrived addressed to Santino D’Antonio, the name of a mafia boss in the action film “John Wick: Chapter 2.”

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