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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.