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Nov 27, 2020 07:55
UK Health Secretary Matt Hancock said he had asked the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency to determine whether the vaccine “meets rigorous safety standards.” read more
Nov 26, 2020 05:45
In a surprise, the group of volunteers that got a lower dose seemed to be much better protected than the volunteers who got two full doses. read more
Nov 24, 2020 04:03
AstraZeneca and Oxford University said Monday that their drug had proved on average 70 percent effective at stopping the virus after trying it on 23,000 people. read more
Nov 24, 2020 02:35
The British drugmaker said on Monday that the vaccine could be around 90% effective, when administered as a half dose followed by a full dose a month later, citing data from late-stage trials in Britain and Brazil. read more
Nov 19, 2020 14:15
Unlike the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna shots, both of which use messenger RNA (mRNA), the AstraZeneca experimental shot is viral vector vaccine made from a weakened version of a common cold virus found in chimpanzees. read more
Nov 17, 2020 13:10
A study by Oxford University researchers on how playing video games affects mental health used data from video game makers, marking what the authors say is a rare collaboration between academics and the game industry. read more
Oct 22, 2020 07:24
For confidentiality, vaccine-makers don’t reveal clinical trial details but reports have suggested that the person died before getting candidate vaccine dose. read more
Oct 21, 2020 01:46
In effect, the declaration , named after Great Barrington, Massachusetts, where it was drafted on October 4 at the American Institute of Economic Research — a libertarian think-tank that doesn’t really believe in the climate crisis — advocates herd immunity as the way out of the pandemic. read more
Oct 19, 2020 15:14
The scientists also detected abnormalities in multiple organs and believe persistent inflammation may be a factor for Covid-19 survivors, the university said in a statement. read more
Oct 16, 2020 18:23
The World Health Organization announced Friday the long-awaited results of its six-month “Solidarity Therapeutics Trial” that endeavored to see if existing drugs might have an effect on the coronavirus. read more
Oct 13, 2020 09:44
Accidents and other so-called adverse events “are an expected part of any clinical study, especially large studies,” the company said in the statement, adding that its physicians and a safety monitoring panel would try to determine the reason behind the illness, reported news agency Associated Press. read more
Oct 09, 2020 21:40
After several people started questioning the authenticity of the claim of the government, the CMO’s Twitter handle deleted one post which referred to the praise by Oxford University. read more
Oct 02, 2020 15:37
No adverse impact of the vaccines under trial has been reported so far in India. Symptoms which go away within 24 hours are considered normal, experts have said. read more
Oct 01, 2020 18:41
The European Medicines Agency (EMA) said its human medicines committee has started evaluating the first batch of data on the vaccine, and will continue till sufficient data is available and a formal application is submitted. read more
Sep 30, 2020 15:10
The trial, called AVID-CC, will be aimed at treating people in the community, especially in care homes, the university said. It will enrol up to 750 patients from community care settings throughout the UK. read more