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Too Early To Know If New Covid Variant Needs New Vaccine: EU Medical Body
The EU has reacted with concern to news of the new strain, proposing that member states stop all flights to and from southern African where it was first discovered.
AstraZeneca's pledge to poorer nations as it seeks COVID jab profits from next year
The pharmaceutical company's chief executive defends the company's decision to start making profits from its COVID-19 vaccine, saying that countries with "low purchasing power" will be spared.
COVID-19: AstraZeneca boss on providing vaccine at profit
AZ announced earlier this month that it would be seeking to achieve a modest profit in future from the vaccine In order to fund its new anti-viral COVID treatment.
Anti-Covid Drug Trial Shows "Robust Efficacy": AstraZeneca
The AstraZeneca Covid drug AZD7442, made from a combination of two antibodies, has been undergoing final stage clinical trials to assess its safety and efficacy.
AstraZeneca accused of breaking promises as it looks to make a profit on COVID-19 vaccine
More than a billion doses of the jab have so far been released around the world by AZ and its partners but until now they have been sold at cost.
PHARMAFIA: Why Pfizer Fights to Control Secret of $36 Billion Covid Vaccine Recipe?
The high-stakes dispute over price, profit and control that is shaping the pandemic endgame
Millions to be offered Covid booster jabs earlier to protect NHS over winter
Exclusive: boosters to be offered five months after second dose as part of major change to vaccination rollout programme
EU Lists Rare Spinal Condition As Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Side Effect
Reports of this serious neurological illness was also at the heart of trial halts in the early stages of development for both AstraZeneca and Johnson & Johnson's Covid shots, which are based on similar technology.
What to expect in year three of the pandemic
New antibody and antiviral treatments, and better vaccines, are on the way
Man who received three doses of vaccines confirmed with Covid-19
A 56-year-old man from the United Kingdom who had received three doses of Covid-19 vaccines tested positive for the L452R variant.
US Finally Reopening Borders After 20 Months For Fully Vaccinated Travelers
The United States, from Monday, will require air passengers to be fully vaccinated and be tested within three days before travel. Airlines will be required to put in place a contact tracing system.
UK government could restrict travel for people who refuse Covid boosters
Sources say plans for travel restrictions being looked at, with 10m now having received third jabs
United States travel rules: Here's what you need to know
The United States' new international travel policies are set to go into effect on Monday, November 8.
Nerve disorder Guillain-Barre syndrome added as very rare side effect for AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine in UK
The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency has added a serious nerve disorder as a possible side effect to the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine after a handful of cases were linked to the jab.
The UK has more new Covid-19 cases than France, Germany, Italy and Spain combined
Last December, as the first of several worrying Covid-19 variants ripped through the United Kingdom, Prime Minister Boris Johnson made the unwelcome decision to cancel Christmas plans for millions of Brits.
Boris Johnson Government Under Spotlight As Covid Cases Rise Again In UK
Coronavirus: For two weeks, the number of new cases in Britain has wavered between 35,000 and 40,000 a day.
Prof Sarah Gilbert, Covid vaccine creator: Now let’s take on 12 more diseases
Medical science has transformed the pandemic, and the experimental technologies that helped develop vaccines in record time have strapped rocket boosters to scientific ambitions. Could we be entering a golden age of new vaccines?
Vaccine Mix-And-Match Approach Bolsters Antibodies, Says Study
The US government-sponsored trial is the first major US study to compare the effects of using different vaccines as boosters from the initial shot or shots.
Britain’s Covid Missteps Cost Thousands of Lives, Inquiry Finds
Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s slowness last year to impose a lockdown and institute widespread testing had tragic results, according to a parliamentary report.
AstraZeneca Covid antibody injection effective at reducing risk of severe illness or death from the virus, trial says
AstraZeneca has released new data from phase-three trials of its Covid-19 antibody injection, AZD7442, showing it reduces the risk of developing severe illness or death from the coronavirus in vulnerable people.
Russian spy ‘stole AstraZeneca vaccine blueprint and used it to develop Sputnik jab’, claim Brits
UK security services have allegedly told ministers they now have “solid proof” (same as about Iraq?) an agent stole vital information. But what is wrong in spy’s working to protect their own citizens from death? Isn’t it the top priority...
UK relaxes restrictions for international travel
Colombia, the Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Haiti, Panama, Peru and Venezuela will continue on the so-called "red list."
Anger over UK quarantine rules for fully vaccinated travelers from India and many African countries
News that fully vaccinated travelers from India and many African countries will face mandatory quarantine in the UK, despite a relaxation of the country's inbound travel rules, has caused an outcry and accusations of discrimination.
EU drug regulator finds possible link between J&J Covid vaccine and rare deep-vein blood clotting cases
The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has announced a possible link between the Johnson & Johnson (J&J) Covid vaccine and rare cases of blood clotting in deep veins, recommending it be listed as a potential side effect to the jab.
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