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Sep 26, 2020 17:49
A phase III trial of the vaccine candidate developed by Oxford University and British pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca is underway in India as part of a production and testing deal with Pune-based Serum Institute of India (SII). read more
Sep 20, 2020 18:50
When the vaccine will be found 50 per cent effective, Astrazeneca will apply to the government for early release of the vaccine for emergency use. read more
Sep 17, 2020 06:06
The vaccine trials have resumed in Britain, Brazil and South Africa, but not yet in the United States. read more
Sep 15, 2020 10:42
The Oxford and Imperial vaccines are both being tested in trials through intramuscular injection, but scientists from Imperial said that vaccines delivered via inhalation could potentially deliver a more specialised response. read more
Sep 13, 2020 07:40
The trials of the third phase of AstraZeneca’s coronavirus vaccine have resumed in the UK, days after they were halted over safety concerns. read more
Sep 12, 2020 22:37
The pausing of trial triggered concerns across the globe as several countries have pinned their hopes to defeat the pandemic by developing vaccines which can prove to be a cure for the outbreak which has infected 28,551,911 people and claimed 916,715 lives so far, according to John Hopkins university. read more
Sep 11, 2020 22:32
A woman who received an experimental coronavirus vaccine developed severe neurological symptoms that prompted a pause in testing, a spokesman for drugmaker AstraZeneca said Thursday. read more
Sep 10, 2020 22:38
AstraZeneca’s pause of an experimental vaccine for the coronavirus after the illness of a participant is a “wake-up call” but should not discourage researchers, the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) chief scientist said on Thursday. read more
Sep 09, 2020 18:44
“This is a routine action which has to happen whenever there is a potentially unexplained illness in one of the trials,” AstraZeneca said in an emailed statement. read more
Sep 04, 2020 08:21
An app used by 15% of the population together with a well-staffed contact-tracing workforce can lead to a 15% drop in infection rates and an 11% drop in Covid-19 deaths, according to statistical modeling by the Alphabet Inc unit and Oxford’s Nuffield Department of Medicine. read more
Aug 30, 2020 12:05
A senior Catholic archbishop had recently warned he is “deeply troubled” by Australia’s deal with AstraZeneca which is making a Covid-19 vaccine. read more
Aug 11, 2020 22:59
First shipments of a Covid-19 vaccine created by Western laboratories have often been snapped up by the United States. read more
Aug 11, 2020 22:59
Narayana Murthy also pitched for developing a new system that should allow every player in every sector of the country’s economy to operate at full steam with suitable precautions. read more
Aug 06, 2020 17:53
The potential coronavirus vaccine developed by the company with Oxford University has produced a promising immune response in a large, early-stage human trial, medical journal The Lancet said in a report in July. read more
Aug 06, 2020 14:01
The two companies will also explore the possibility of cooperation on the vaccine candidate in other markets, AstraZeneca said. read more