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An AstraZeneca vaccination kit is placed on a table at a vaccination center in Bucharest, Romania. (AP File Photo)

AstraZeneca vaccine clot risk 'very rare': EU regulator as nations battle surge

AFP |
PUBLISHED ON APR 08, 2021 05:35 AM IST
The United Kingdom on Wednesday said it will adopt new medical advice to offer most people under 30 an alternative to AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine if possible.
Vials labelled "Astra Zeneca COVID-19 Coronavirus Vaccine" and a syringe are seen in front of a displayed AstraZeneca logo, in this illustration photo taken March 14, 2021. (Reuters)
Vials labelled "Astra Zeneca COVID-19 Coronavirus Vaccine" and a syringe are seen in front of a displayed AstraZeneca logo, in this illustration photo taken March 14, 2021. (Reuters)

EU regulator reviews link between AstraZeneca's Covid-19 vaccine and blood clots

AP |
PUBLISHED ON MAR 18, 2021 02:51 PM IST
Any time vaccines are rolled out widely, scientists expect some serious health issues and deaths to be reported, simply because tens of millions of people are receiving the shots.
A doctor fills a syringe with the Indian version of the AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine at a hospital in Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, March 15, 2021.(AP)
A doctor fills a syringe with the Indian version of the AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine at a hospital in Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, March 15, 2021.(AP)

10 reports of possible side effects after AstraZeneca vaccine: Dutch watchdog

Reuters | , Amsterdam
UPDATED ON MAR 15, 2021 03:09 PM IST
The Dutch government announced shortly before midnight on Sunday that it was halting use of the AstraZeneca vaccine.
Covid-19: Oxford study hint AstraZeneca vaccine effective against Brazil variant(Photo by Ivan Diaz on Unsplash)
Covid-19: Oxford study hint AstraZeneca vaccine effective against Brazil variant(Photo by Ivan Diaz on Unsplash)

Covid-19: Oxford study hint AstraZeneca vaccine effective against Brazil variant

Reuters |
UPDATED ON MAR 05, 2021 08:30 PM IST
The data from a study conducted at the University of Oxford indicates that the Covid-19 vaccine developed by AstraZeneca PLC will not need to be modified in order to protect against the Brazilian variant, which is believed to have originated in the Amazonian city of Manaus
The report added that it was not clear over what period British-based AstraZeneca sold its holding in Moderna.(Reuters File Photo )
The report added that it was not clear over what period British-based AstraZeneca sold its holding in Moderna.(Reuters File Photo )

AstraZeneca has sold its stake in Moderna for more than $1 billion: Report

Reuters |
PUBLISHED ON MAR 01, 2021 08:21 AM IST
AstraZeneca is retaining partnership with Moderna on other disease treatments and could sell its AstraZeneca/Oxford University Covid-19 vaccine on a commercial basis in future if the virus becomes endemic, the report said.
A vial, syringe, and small toy figures are seen in front of displayed South Africa flag in this illustration taken, February 9, 2021. (Reuters)
A vial, syringe, and small toy figures are seen in front of displayed South Africa flag in this illustration taken, February 9, 2021. (Reuters)

South Africa plans to 'share' one million AstraZeneca doses via African Union

Reuters |
PUBLISHED ON FEB 16, 2021 02:51 PM IST
Anban Pillay, deputy director-general at the Department of Health, told Reuters it was not true that South Africa had asked the Serum Institute to take the 1 million doses back, as reported by Indian daily The Economic Times.
A dose of AstraZeneca vaccine is prepared at a Covid-19 vaccination centre in the Odeon Luxe Cinema in Maidstone, Britain February 10, 2021. (Reuters File Photo )
A dose of AstraZeneca vaccine is prepared at a Covid-19 vaccination centre in the Odeon Luxe Cinema in Maidstone, Britain February 10, 2021. (Reuters File Photo )

WHO expert group recommends use of AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine

PTI | , Geneva
PUBLISHED ON FEB 11, 2021 06:55 AM IST
The AstraZeneca vaccine is important because the UN-backed COVAX Facility, which aims to deploy coronavirus vaccines to people in need around the world hopes to start shipping hundreds of millions of doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine starting later this month.
Moncef Slaoui, chief adviser for the U.S. Operation Warp Speed vaccine program, said last week that U.S. trial data and potentially a request for U.S. emergency use authorization by AstraZeneca could come in late January(AP)
Moncef Slaoui, chief adviser for the U.S. Operation Warp Speed vaccine program, said last week that U.S. trial data and potentially a request for U.S. emergency use authorization by AstraZeneca could come in late January(AP)

US should not wait too long on AstraZeneca vaccine, Oxford’s Hill says

Reuters | By Reuters| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi
UPDATED ON DEC 10, 2020 09:07 AM IST
Dr. Larry Corey, a top U.S. scientist overseeing Covid-19 vaccine trials, last week said the large U.S. AstraZeneca study may determine how effective the vaccine is, after perplexing results from other trials by the company and partner Oxford.
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