Sarah Gilbert

Next virus could be more lethal, warns Oxford University COVID vaccine creator

Gilbert, who was made a Dame by Queen Elizabeth II for her pivotal role in developing the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine, said there needed to be more funding for pandemic preparedness.

published on : 7th December 2021

Next virus to hit humankind could be more lethal, warns Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine creator

Speaking about the Omicron variant of the novel coronavirus, she said its spike protein contained mutations known to increase the transmissibility of the virus.

published on : 6th December 2021