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    Trials show azithromycin and doxycycline are not generally effective for treating Covid-19

    "The UK-wide Platform Randomized trial of INterventions against COVID-19 In older People (PRINCIPLE) trial has demonstrated that the commonly used antibiotics azithromycin and doxycycline are not generally effective treatments for coronavirus."

    New University access scheme to increase number of British Pakistani and Bangladeshi applicants

    Dr Williams says, “We had planned for about 100 participants in the first instance but we have received 471 applications, 450 of which are from prospective undergraduate students."

    Rise in number of offers to students from BAME backgrounds

    The number of students from BAME and socially disadvantaged backgrounds receiving offers has risen over the last two admissions cycles, new statistics from UCAS show.

    Scientists behind Oxford vaccine to publish book

    A new book is set to reveal the inside story behind the development of the Oxford-AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine.

    Covid-19 case numbers continue to drop in Oxfordshire

    "Oxfordshire has seen a decrease in new coronavirus cases in the week ending January 20th as compared to the previous week."

    Covid-19 case numbers drop in Oxfordshire

    "Oxfordshire has observed a decrease in new coronavirus cases in the week ending January 14th as compared to the previous week."

    Oxford UK’s least survivable city during zombie apocalypse

    It may distress some of our readers that Cambridge ranks first with a score of 348 out of a possible 700. However, Cherwell would like to remind any concerned citizens that it would hardly be sporting if Oxford was better at everything.

    Oxford professor claims NHS could vaccinate Britain in 5 days

    The professor also calls for authorities to start treating the pandemic like a war, and that they should drop everything to contain the virus spread.

    Oxford dubbed most influential research institution in the UK

    Oxford’s academics are the most cited researchers in the UK and the second most cited in all of Europe, a report by Clarivate suggests. ...

    Oxford study reveals the effect of lockdown on disadvantaged children

    A recent study run by five leading UK universities, including the University of Oxford, suggests that the development of young children from disadvantaged socioeconomic...