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Part of a humanitarian cause: Indian-origin scientist on Covid vaccine plan

Chandrabali Datta, who was born in Kolkata, works in the Clinical Biomanufacturing Facility at the Oxford University's Jenner Institute

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While her own close knit team of 25 experts on the production side of the vaccine is extremely gender balanced, Datta is keen to encourage young girls in India to challenge a perceived male dominance in the field of bioscience

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An Indian-origin scientist, who is part of a team of Oxford University professionals on a project to find a vaccine to protect against the coronavirus, says she feels honoured to be a part of a humanitarian cause, with the world's hopes attached to the outcome.

Chandrabali Datta, who was born in Kolkata, works in the Clinical Biomanufacturing Facility at the university's Jenner Institute where Phase II and III of human trials of the vaccine named ChAdOx1 nCoV-19 are being conducted as a possible tool to fight the deadly virus, news agency PTI reported.

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First Published: May 31 2020 | 11:12 AM IST

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