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Experts discuss the role of hormones in everyday life, highlight policy measures to address challenges

Today, EU policymakers, experts, patient representatives and other stakeholders gathered online to discuss the role of hormones in our everyday life, its interlinkage with prevalent non-communicable diseases and the policy measures required to address the many challenges in this rapidly growing area of human health.
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Covid live news: EU not renewing orders for AstraZeneca jabs after June; third of UK adults fully vaccinated

Latest updates: pressure builds on Indian government to announce national lockdown; third of UK adults now fully vaccinated against Covid-19; Laos records first Covid deathMadrid mayor decries partying Spaniards as Covid lockdown endsUS must export vaccine doses before waiving patents, say EU leadersPope adds voice to call for pharma giants to waive vaccine patentsSee all our coronavirus coverage 4.10pm BST The UK coronavirus daily data has been published. There were 1,770 new cases reported...
Tags: Health, UK, Science, India, Narendra Modi, Eu, UK News, World news, Medical Research, Infectious Diseases, NHS, Astrazeneca, Vaccines and immunisation, Laos, Reuters, Coronavirus


Covid live news: EU not renewing orders for AstraZeneca jabs after June; lockdown extended in New Delhi

Latest updates: pressure builds on Indian government to announce national lockdown; Boris Johnson expected to make social distancing announcement on Monday; New South Wales to extend Covid restrictions for another weekUS must export vaccine doses before waiving patents, say EU leadersUK government ‘failed to consider gender’ in its Covid responsePope adds voice to call for pharma giants to waive vaccine patentsSee all our coronavirus coverage 2.05pm BST Here some more detail from Reuters on ...
Tags: Health, Science, India, Narendra Modi, Eu, UK News, World news, Medical Research, Infectious Diseases, NHS, New South Wales, European Commission, Astrazeneca, Boris Johnson, Vaccines and immunisation, New Delhi


Covid live news: lockdown extended in New Delhi and Uttar Pradesh; England’s social distancing rules set to be relaxed

Latest updates: pressure builds on Indian government to announce national lockdown; Boris Johnson expected to make social distancing announcement on Monday; New South Wales to extend Covid restrictions for another weekUS must export vaccine doses before waiving patents, say EU leadersUK government ‘failed to consider gender’ in its Covid responsePope adds voice to call for pharma giants to waive vaccine patentsSee all our coronavirus coverage 1.06pm BST India is to recruit hundreds of former...
Tags: Health, England, Science, Wales, India, Narendra Modi, Eu, UK News, World news, Medical Research, Infectious Diseases, NHS, New South Wales, Boris Johnson, Vaccines and immunisation, New Delhi


Covid live news: England’s social distancing rules set to be relaxed; lockdown extended in New Delhi

Latest updates: Boris Johnson expected to make social distancing announcement on Monday; pressure building on Indian government to announce national lockdown; New South Wales to extend Covid restrictions for another weekUS must export vaccine doses before waiving patents, say EU leadersUK government ‘failed to consider gender’ in its Covid responsePope adds voice to call for pharma giants to waive vaccine patentsSee all our coronavirus coverage 11.54am BST Emirates airline said on Sunday it ...
Tags: Health, England, Science, India, Narendra Modi, Eu, UK News, World news, Medical Research, Infectious Diseases, NHS, New South Wales, Dubai, Boris Johnson, Vaccines and immunisation, New Delhi


Macron voices concerns over Covid vaccines patent waiver

French president says US and UK should start exporting doses around the world insteadCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageEmmanuel Macron has echoed the German government’s concerns over Joe Biden’s proposed suspension of intellectual property rights for Covid-19 vaccines as he urged the US and the UK to instead start exporting doses around the world.Arriving at an EU summit in Porto in Portugal, the French president expressed his reservations about the White House proposa...
Tags: Health, Europe, UK, Science, France, White House, Germany, Angela Merkel, US, Eu, Society, UK News, World news, Joe Biden, US news, Portugal


US support for Covid vaccine patent waivers puts pressure on EU and UK

Analysis: Joe Biden’s support for idea is vital but it won’t happen without backing of other rich nationsCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageIt was a “seismic decision” by Joe Biden, the US president, say campaigners who have fought for the demolition of patent protection on vaccines and drugs for decades. The US administration has amazed supporters and critics alike by throwing its considerable weight behind the pleas of South Africa, India and about 100 developing count...
Tags: Health, Business, UK, US, Eu, World news, Joe Biden, US news, World Trade Organization, World Health Organization, Pharmaceuticals industry, Vaccines and immunisation, South Africa India, Coronavirus


Study investigates the level of knowledge of young people and adolescents on "zoonotic diseases"

The EU-funded BIO-CRIME project - with support from the Leibniz Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research (Leibniz-IZW) - conducted a scientific investigation on the topic of illegal small animal trade and the associated risk of pathogen transmission.
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The EU is suing AstraZeneca over delayed delivery of its vaccine

A box containing vials of the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine. ALAIN JOCARD/AFP via Getty Images The European Commission has launched legal proceedings against AstraZeneca. AstraZeneca has delivered far fewer doses to the EU than initially promised. It said in January that it needed to cut Q1 deliveries by 60%, citing supply-chain issues. See more stories on Insider's business page. The European Commission is suing AstraZeneca, saying the drugmaker delayed deliveries of its COVID-19 vacci...
Tags: Health, Politics, France, Germany, Politico, Trends, Eu, Bloomberg, European Union, Speed, Healthcare, News UK, Commission, European Commission, Astrazeneca, Reuters


EU may let vaccinated Americans holiday in Europe this summer, says Brussels

Ursula von der Leyen says rules on non-essential travel will change take into account vaccination coverage Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe president of European commission has offered fresh hope of a summer holiday in the EU for those living outside its borders.Ursula von der Leyen suggested in an interview with the New York Times that Americans who were fully vaccinated would be able to visit the EU in what would be a change of policy on non-essential travel. Con...
Tags: Health, Europe, Eu, European Union, Society, World news, US news, New York Times, European Commission, Vaccines and immunisation, Brussels, Ursula von der Leyen, Coronavirus


EU asks states to back legal action against AstraZeneca

Commission move causes concern about bringing case against key supplier of Covid vaccinesCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageEU capitals have been asked by the European commission to back legal action against AstraZeneca by the end of the week over an alleged breach of its contractual obligations to supply member states with its Covid vaccine.At a meeting with commission officials on Wednesday, diplomats from some member states raised concerns about the wisdom of the move...
Tags: Health, Europe, Business, Eu, European Union, World news, European Commission, Astrazeneca, Pharmaceuticals industry, Vaccines and immunisation, Coronavirus


EU states begin using single-dose J&J Covid vaccine

Johnson & Johnson’s coronavirus jab rolled out after backing from European Medicines AgencyCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageEU member states are starting to administer Johnson & Johnson’s coronavirus vaccine after Europe’s drug regulator this week backed the single-dose shot, with several expected to impose age restrictions, as with the AstraZeneca jab.Spain’s regional health authorities began using the shot on Thursday for people aged 70 to 79, two days after the Euro...
Tags: Health, Europe, Greece, France, Germany, Eu, Spain, European Union, Italy, Netherlands, Astrazeneca, Denmark, Vaccines and immunisation, Iceland, Johnson Johnson, European Medicines Agency EMA


Watch: Insider answers your questions about the risk of rare but serious blood clots following some COVID-19 vaccines

Watch Insider answer questions about the risk of blood clots after some COVID-19 vaccines. Insider hosted the webinar on Thursday, April 15. See more stories on Insider's business page. COVID-19 vaccines from AstraZeneca and Johnson & Johnson are under close scrutiny following reports of rare blood clots in people who received them.AstraZeneca's vaccine has been linked with unusual blood clots that can occur in the brain, called central venous sinus thrombosis (CVST), or in the spleen. ...
Tags: Health, UK, Science, US, Trends, Eu, Healthcare, Astrazeneca, Vaccine, Oxford University, Johnson Johnson, Blood Clot, Johnson And Johnson, Aria Bendix, Coronavirus, COVID


Possible link between J&J Covid vaccine and rare blood clots, EU regulator finds

Watchdog says benefits outweigh risks but that warning should be added to product informationCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageEurope’s medicines regulator has found a possible link between Johnson & Johnson’s coronavirus vaccine and rare cases of unusual blood clotting disorders it said were “very similar” to those that had occurred with the AstraZeneca shot.The European Medicines Agency (EMA) on Tuesday recommended a warning should be added to the vaccine’s product in...
Tags: Health, Europe, Science, US, Eu, Society, World news, Medical Research, Infectious Diseases, Astrazeneca, Vaccines and immunisation, Johnson Johnson, European Medicines Agency EMA, Coronavirus


Denmark has banned AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine after rare blood clot concerns

A vial of the Oxford University/AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine. Steve Parsons/Pool Photo via AP Denmark became the first country to stop using AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine Wednesday. Other shots were available and older people were immunized already, the Danish Health authority said. Denmark did not rule out re-introducing the vaccine at a "later date" if the "situation changes." See more stories on Insider's business page. Denmark has stopped using AstraZeneca-Oxford University&#...
Tags: Health, UK, US, Trends, Eu, European Union, Britain, Healthcare, European Commission, Astrazeneca, Denmark, Pfizer, Vaccine, Oxford University, Danes, EMA


Denmark bans AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine after rare blood-clot concerns

A vial of the Oxford University/AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine. Steve Parsons/Pool Photo via AP Denmark on Wednesday became the first country to stop using AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine. Other shots are available, and older people have been immunized already, the health authority said. Denmark did not rule out reintroducing the vaccine "if the situation changes." See more stories on Insider's business page. Denmark has stopped using AstraZeneca-Oxford University's COVID-19 vacci...
Tags: Health, UK, US, Trends, Eu, European Union, Britain, Healthcare, European Commission, Astrazeneca, Denmark, Pfizer, Vaccine, Oxford University, Danes, Johnson Johnson


EU seeking ‘urgent clarification’ on Johnson & Johnson Covid vaccine delay

Company has said it is postponing deployment in Europe following concerns about blood clots in US Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe European commission has said it is seeking “urgent clarification” from Johnson & Johnson after the company’s “completely unexpected” announcement that it is delaying the deployment of its coronavirus vaccine across Europe following concerns in the US about a small number of blood clots.After US health agencies recommended states tempora...
Tags: Health, Europe, Business, US, Eu, European Union, World news, Infectious Diseases, European Commission, Pharmaceuticals industry, Vaccines and immunisation, Johnson, Johnson Johnson, Coronavirus


US officials recommend pausing the Johnson & Johnson vaccine rollout immediately, citing blood clots

A nurse loads a syringe with a dose of Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine. Stephen Zenner/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images The CDC and FDA recommended an immediate pause in the rollout of J&J's single-dose COVID-19 vaccine. The agencies cited blood clots in six people who had received the vaccine. They are investigating. They were "recommending a pause in the use of this vaccine out of an abundance of caution," they said. See more stories on Insider's business page. T...
Tags: Health, Europe, Politics, UK, Science, Maryland, Cdc, US, Trends, Georgia, Eu, Speed, Canada, New York Times, Healthcare, News UK


UK’s Covid vaccine programme on track despite AstraZeneca problems

Seventy-five per cent of population can be fully immunised by first week in August, according to forecastsCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe UK’s vaccination programme is expected to be effectively completed shortly after the United States’ this summer, and several weeks ahead of the EU, despite falling up to six weeks behind because of problems affecting its workhorse AstraZeneca jab.Airfinity, which tracks vaccination programmes worldwide, forecasts that 75% of the...
Tags: Health, UK, Science, Eu, Society, World news, US news, Medical Research, United States, Infectious Diseases, Microbiology, Astrazeneca, Vaccines and immunisation, Coronavirus


EU agency examines reports of blood clots with J&J Covid vaccine

EMA says four serious cases reported, one fatal, and also expands inquiry into AstraZeneca vaccineCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe EU’s drug regulator is reviewing reports of rare blood clots in four people who received Johnson & Johnson’s Covid-19 vaccine and has expanded its inquiry into AstraZeneca’s shot to include reports of a bleeding condition.Of the four serious cases of clotting and low platelets, three occurred in the US during the rollout of J&J’s vaccin...
Tags: Health, Europe, US, Eu, European Union, World news, Astrazeneca, Pharmaceuticals industry, Vaccines and immunisation, Johnson Johnson, EMA, Janssen, European Medicines Agency EMA, Coronavirus


Russia demanded 200,000 Sputnik V vaccines back after officials in Europe questioned the quality of the shot

Russian President Vladimir Putin and the Sputnik vaccine. Left: Aleksey Nikolskyi/AP; Right: Shamil Zhumatov/Reuters Russia has demanded Slovakia hand back 200,000 doses of the Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine. It followed Slovakia questioning the quality of the shots and saying they were not the same as those tested in trials. The Russia Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) accused Slovakia of an "act of sabotage." See more stories on Insider's business page. Russia and Slovakia are arguing over t...
Tags: Health, Europe, Politics, Vladimir Putin, Russia, Trends, Eu, Hungary, Healthcare, Astrazeneca, Vaccine, Slovakia, Oxford University, Lancet, EMA, European Medicines Agency EMA


German minister defies EU by saying he wants Russia to supply Sputnik vaccine

Berlin could act independently of EU but would require regulator’s approval of Covid jabCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageGermany’s health minister has said he wants to hold talks with Moscow about obtaining supplies of the Russian vaccine Sputnik V, in an effort to boost the country’s inoculation campaign.Jens Spahn said Germany would have no hesitation in acting independently of the EU, indicating his frustration over the bloc’s refusal to engage with the Russian jab’...
Tags: Health, Europe, Germany, Russia, Berlin, Eu, World news, Moscow, Vaccines and immunisation, Jens Spahn, Coronavirus, European Medicines Agency EMA Continue


Germany seeks talks with Russia over Sputnik Covid vaccine

Berlin could act independently of EU but would require regulator’s approval of jabCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageGermany’s health minister has said he wants to hold talks with Moscow about obtaining supplies of the Russian vaccine Sputnik V, in an effort to boost the country’s inoculation campaign.Jens Spahn said Germany would have no hesitation in acting independently of the EU, indicating his frustration over the bloc’s refusal to engage with the Russian jab’s manu...
Tags: Health, Europe, Germany, Russia, Berlin, Eu, World news, Moscow, Vaccines and immunisation, Jens Spahn, Coronavirus, European Medicines Agency EMA Continue


UK ministers silent on AstraZeneca vaccine shipment to Australia

Downing Street will not confirm or deny report that more than 700,000 Covid jabs were sent after EU blocked exportCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageBritish ministers and officials did not deny that more than 700,000 shots of the AstraZeneca vaccine were secretly dispatched from the UK to Australia a few weeks ago as the EU blocked the drug’s export.The Sydney Morning Herald reported that 717,000 AstraZeneca doses were dispatched in late February and March from the compa...
Tags: Health, Europe, Business, Politics, UK, Australia, Eu, European Union, Society, UK News, World news, Australia news, Public services policy, European Commission, Health policy, Astrazeneca


Increasing compliance with existing restrictions can stop the spread of COVID-19 virus, says expert

Responses from 9 500 inhabitants in 11 countries in a study financed by the EU have given the researchers an insight into how governments should act to stop the spread of the virus.
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Coronavirus Australia live: update on AstraZeneca Covid vaccine recommends under-50s only be given Pfizer jab

PM provides vaccine rollout update after meeting to discuss possible blood clotting link; NSW to keep border open to NZ despite new Auckland Covid case. Follow live updatesAustralia to consider EU and UK findings on AstraZeneca and clotsUnder-30s in the UK to be offered an alternative to AstraZeneca Podcast: what do we know about blood clots and the AZ vaccine?What do I need to know about the AstraZeneca vaccine?Australian doctors urge government to give greater certainty on vaccinesHarassment s...
Tags: Health, UK, Australia, Eu, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, New South Wales, Astrazeneca, New South Wales politics, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Liberal party, Scott Morrison, Sexual Harassment, Nz


Australia news live: Scott Morrison update on AstraZeneca Covid vaccine recommends under-50s only be given Pfizer jab

PM provides vaccine rollout update after meeting to discuss possible blood clotting link; NSW to keep border open to NZ despite new Auckland Covid case. Follow live updatesAustralia to consider EU and UK findings on AstraZeneca and clotsUnder-30s in the UK to be offered an alternative to AstraZeneca Podcast: what do we know about blood clots and the AZ vaccine?What do I need to know about the AstraZeneca vaccine?Australian doctors urge government to give greater certainty on vaccinesHarassment s...
Tags: Health, UK, Australia, Eu, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, New South Wales, Astrazeneca, New South Wales politics, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Liberal party, Scott Morrison, Sexual Harassment, Nz


TGA mulls EU vaccine advice; pharmacies oppose NSW mass vaccination plan – as it happened

NSW to keep border open to NZ despite new Auckland Covid case; UK decision to offer under-30s an alternative to Oxford jab could knock confidence in Australia’s vaccine rollout. This blog is now closedAustralia to consider EU and UK findings on AstraZeneca and clotsUnder-30s in the UK to be offered an alternative to AstraZeneca Podcast: what do we know about blood clots and the AZ vaccine?What do I need to know about the AstraZeneca vaccine?Australian doctors urge government to give greater cert...
Tags: Health, UK, Australia, Eu, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Oxford, New South Wales, Astrazeneca, New South Wales politics, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Liberal party, Scott Morrison, Sexual Harassment


Australia news live: TGA mulls EU advice on AstraZeneca Covid vaccine and clots; pharmacies oppose NSW mass vaccination plan

NSW to keep border open to NZ despite new Auckland Covid case; UK decision to offer under-30s an alternative to Oxford jab could knock confidence in Australia’s vaccine rollout. Follow updates liveUnder-30s in the UK to be offered an alternative to AstraZeneca Podcast: what do we know about blood clots and the AZ vaccine?What do I need to know about the AstraZeneca vaccine?Australian doctors urge government to give greater certainty on vaccinesHarassment scandals could hit vaccination rates due ...
Tags: Health, UK, Australia, Eu, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Oxford, New South Wales, Astrazeneca, New South Wales politics, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Liberal party, Scott Morrison, Sexual Harassment


Australia news live: TGA mulls EU advice on AstraZeneca Covid vaccine and clots; sexual harassment laws to change

Victoria to open two mass vaccination hubs; UK decision to offer under-30s an alternative to Oxford jab could knock confidence in Australia’s vaccine rollout. Follow updates live • Under-30s in the UK to be offered an alternative to AstraZeneca • Podcast: what do we know about blood clots and the AZ vaccine?• What do I need to know about the AstraZeneca vaccine?• Australian doctors urge government to give greater certainty on vaccines• Harassment scandals could hit vaccination rates due to dimin...
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