- Feb 2021
Report of 8% vaccine efficacy for elderly debunked by German government. (14:24:16+00:00). Full Fact. https://fullfact.org/health/german-astrazeneca-8-percent-handelsblatt/
- immune response
- public data
- Nov 2020
did notcomplete the study across the six-week period
Common occurrence in research studies for participants to not continue and complete the whole experimental period. This article mentions that any data collected from individuals that dropped out was not used in the final analysis of their findings.
Thirty-nine right-handed (Snyder&Harris, 1993) healthy adults
Participants: 39 adults (no children as plasticity would be highly varied; adults are known for lower plasticity); being right-handed is an interesting note, but means that all adults are left-brain dominant. Researchers' attempt to keep variation low and the experimental group uniform.
- Sep 2020
Leicester UCU en Twitter: “Universities are conducting an experiment, an experiment that involves human beings (university staff and students) and a life-threatening virus. But experimental subjects must give informed consent. (That's basic research ethics.)” / Twitter. (n.d.). Twitter. Retrieved September 26, 2020, from https://twitter.com/leicesterucu/status/1309107917879156737