Approximately 17,000 people have been given the Oxford AstraZeneca trial vaccine, although half got the placebo. There’s a good chance we’ll know whether the ChAdOx1 nCoV-19 vaccine is effective before the end of 2020.
There is talk in the Daily Mail today that the government may seek powers to vaccinate people in this country before all the safety stages have gone through. Members of the armed forces, health workers and midwives will be given training to administer the vaccine. The comments overwhelmingly have been "over my dead body!"
I would take it.