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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


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


Scott Morrison calls on European Union to supply outstanding AstraZeneca Covid vaccine doses

Australia has accused the EU of ‘semantics’ after European Commission said just one shipment of 250,000 AstraZeneca doses has been formally blocked, but Coalition says AZ has not been able to secure an export licence from EuropeFollow the Australia liveblogEU denies blocking 3.1m vaccine doses from reaching AustraliaSix key things we don’t know about Australia’s vaccine rolloutDisability services take vaccinations ‘into their own hands’ Scott Morrison denies his government has presented the publ...
Tags: Health, Australia, Eu, European Union, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, European Commission, Astrazeneca, Vaccines and immunisation, Brussels, Scott Morrison, Papua New Guinea, Josh Frydenberg, Coronavirus


Australia accuses EU of ‘semantics’ over blocked AstraZeneca Covid vaccine claims

European Commission says just one shipment of 250,000 AstraZeneca doses has been formally blocked, but Coalition says AZ has not been able to secure an export licence from EuropeFollow the Australia liveblogEU denies blocking 3.1m vaccine doses from reaching AustraliaSix key things we don’t know about Australia’s vaccine rolloutDisability services take vaccinations ‘into their own hands’ A diplomatic dispute between the Australian government and the European Union over vaccine access has worsene...
Tags: Health, Australia, Eu, European Union, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, European Commission, Astrazeneca, Vaccines and immunisation, Brussels, Canberra, Papua New Guinea, Morrison, Josh Frydenberg, Coronavirus


How Europe botched its vaccine rollout through shortages, stalled negotiations with drugmakers, and confusing health advice, forcing itself back into damaging lockdowns

A man is having body temperature checked on the entrance to Krakow University Hospital on the first day of teachers' Covid-19 vaccination programme. Beata Zawrzel/NurPhoto via Getty Images The EU will struggle to hit its target of vaccinating 70% of people by summer. Less than 10% of people in Germany, France, and Italy have had their first COVID-19 shot. Slow negotiations with drugmakers, shortages, and confusing public health messages have contributed. See more stories on Insider'...
Tags: Health, Europe, UK, Australia, France, China, Germany, Angela Merkel, Russia, Israel, US, Trends, Eu, Bloomberg, Hungary, Italy


EU leaders back 'global value chains' instead of vaccine export bans

Refusal to support measure despite Ursula von der Leyen highlighting 21m doses sent to UK Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageEU leaders backed “global value chains” rather than support Brussels in using new powers to block Covid jab exports to highly vaccinated countries, despite being told that 21m doses had been sent to the UK.At a virtual summit, attended briefly by Joe Biden, the European commission president, Ursula von der Leyen, highlighted the large shipments sen...
Tags: Health, Europe, Politics, UK, Eu, Society, UK News, Joe Biden, European Commission, Vaccines and immunisation, Brussels, Ursula von der Leyen, Matt Hancock, Coronavirus


EU leaders told bloc has sent 21m Covid vaccine doses to the UK

Commission president, Ursula von der Leyen, emphasises need for member states to secure supplyCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageUrsula von der Leyen has revealed to EU leaders that 21m doses of Covid vaccine have been exported to the UK from suppliers based in the bloc’s member states as she emphasised the need to secure jabs at home.At a virtual summit of the 27 heads of state and government, the European commission president used an address to highlight the dependency...
Tags: Health, Europe, Politics, UK, Eu, Society, UK News, European Commission, Vaccines and immunisation, Ursula von der Leyen, Matt Hancock, Coronavirus, Leyen


EU leaders push back against bloc's plans to halt Covid vaccine export

More sceptical member states hope ‘stick will never be used’ amid concerns over supply chainEU leaders are likely to shy away from supporting the use of new powers to block Covid vaccine shipments to countries such as the UK with better jab coverage than the bloc, according to a draft statement ahead of a meeting of EU leaders today.The European commission has increased its scope for blocking vaccine exports but disquiet among capitals is set to be reflected in a muted statement at the end of th...
Tags: Health, Europe, UK, Sweden, Germany, Angela Merkel, Eu, European Union, UK News, World news, Ireland, Netherlands, European Commission, Belgium, Astrazeneca, Vaccines and immunisation


EU leaders push back against bloc's plans to halt Covid vaccine exports

More sceptical member states hope ‘stick will never be used’ amid concerns over supply chainCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageEU leaders are likely to shy away from supporting the use of new powers to block Covid vaccine shipments to countries with better jab coverage such as the UK, according to a draft statement before a meeting of EU leaders.The European commission has increased its scope for blocking vaccine exports but disquiet among member states is set to be refl...
Tags: Health, Europe, UK, Sweden, Germany, Angela Merkel, Eu, European Union, UK News, World news, Ireland, Netherlands, European Commission, Belgium, Astrazeneca, Vaccines and immunisation


Coronavirus live news: UK foreign secretary says EU threat to block vaccine exports needs explaining

Dominic Raab warns Ursula von der Leyen ‘the world is watching, after threat to block supplies to countries that aren’t reciprocating or with high vaccination rates AstraZeneca jab: EU regulator ‘firmly convinced’ benefits outweigh risksWhy home-produced vaccine hasn’t helped India, Russia and China rolloutsAustralia among countries ‘blocking vaccine access’ for PNGUK coronavirus updates – live 3.22pm GMT Good afternoon, Tobi Thomas here. I’m covering for my colleague Jedidajah Otte while sh...
Tags: Health, UK, Science, China, Eu, World news, Commission, European Commission, Vaccines and immunisation, Reuters, India Russia, Raab, Ursula von der Leyen, Dominic Raab, Coronavirus, Jedidajah Otte


Covid-19: Australia asks European Commission to review Italy's vaccine block

A row with drug firm AstraZeneca has caused Italy to block 250,000 doses to be sent to Australia.
Tags: Health, Australia, Italy, European Commission, Astrazeneca


Coronavirus live news: Poland faces third Covid wave; Japan confirms new variant

Poland beginning to see a third wave of infections; Japan finds new variantBoris Johnson to pledge surplus Covid vaccine to poorer countries at G7Vaccine passport plan could help Britons holiday in Greece20.5m years of life may have been lost to Covid across 81 countriesSee all our coronavirus coverage 11.31am GMT The EU’s executive commission plans to double its contribution to the World Health Organization’s COVAX program, bringing the 27-nation bloc’s commitment to the initiative to deliv...
Tags: Health, Hong Kong, Japan, China, Eu, World news, Beijing, Poland, European Commission, World Health Organization, Associated Press, Johnson, Reuters, Group of Seven, Sophia Chan, Ursula von der Leyen


UK-US Brexit trade deal ‘could fill supermarkets with cancer-risk bacon’

Fears of illness over nitrites used in US but currently banned in Britain and EUBritish stores could be flooded with “dangerous” bacon and ham from the US, marketed under misleading labels, as the result of a transatlantic trade deal, says the author of a new book based on a decade of investigation into the food industry.The meat has been cured with nitrites extracted from vegetables, a practice not permitted by the European Commission because of evidence that it increases the risk of bowel canc...
Tags: Health, Food, Business, Politics, UK, Cancer, US, US news, Britain, Farming, Food & drink industry, Fast Food, European Commission, Pork, Food Safety, Meat Industry


Ursula von der Leyen: UK is Covid vaccine 'speedboat' compared with EU 'tanker'

European commission’s president admits it underestimated difficulties in vaccine rolloutCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageUrsula von der Leyen has said a country on its own such as the UK can act more like a “speedboat” than the EU “tanker” but that the 27 governments are right to work together on their vaccination programme.The European commission president admitted to mistakes along the way in the rollout of vaccines, including failing to invest sufficiently in upscal...
Tags: Health, Europe, UK, Eu, European Union, Society, World news, European Commission, Vaccines and immunisation, Ursula von der Leyen, Coronavirus, coverageUrsula von der Leyen


French minister criticises UK's 'risky' Covid vaccine strategy

Clément Beaune says French would not accept such risks, as he defends EU’s slower progressCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageBritain has taken “a lot of risks” in its Covid vaccination programme that would be intolerable to the French public, France’s Europe minister, Clément Beaune, has said in defence of the EU’s record on vaccines.With 14% of the UK adult population having received a first jab, compared with 3% of people across the 27 EU member states, there is growin...
Tags: Health, Europe, Politics, UK, France, Eu, European Union, Society, UK News, World news, European Commission, Health policy, Vaccines and immunisation, Coronavirus, Clement Beaune


Covid vaccines to be recorded in Dublin in compromise deal

Doses will be allowed to cross border after international outcry over Brussels’ attempt to block deliveriesCoronavirus - latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageExplainer: what is article 16 of the Northern Ireland protocol?Vaccine doses crossing the border between the Republic and Northern Ireland will have to be recorded in Dublin but they will not be at risk of being blocked under an EU regulation in force to avoid shortages in the bloc.The compromise struck between the European commiss...
Tags: Health, Europe, Politics, Eu, European Union, UK News, Ireland, Northern Ireland, European Commission, Astrazeneca, Pharmaceuticals industry, Vaccines and immunisation, Northern Irish politics, Brussels, Dublin, Republic


EU to publish revised rules after Covid vaccine border fiasco

Commission plans to rush through regulations that ‘ensure Northern Ireland protocol remains unaffected’Coronavirus - latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageExplainer: what is article 16 of the Northern Ireland protocol?Brussels will publish a revised regulation to potentially block vaccine exports out of the EU on Saturday, after an international outcry over its initial plans to erect an export border for doses on the island of Ireland.The European commission’s newly drafted implementing ...
Tags: Health, Europe, Politics, Eu, European Union, UK News, Ireland, Commission, Northern Ireland, European Commission, Astrazeneca, Pharmaceuticals industry, Vaccines and immunisation, Northern Irish politics, Ireland Northern Ireland, Coronavirus


EU leaves UK off exempt list for tighter vaccine export controls

Health commissioner says bloc needs to ensure vaccine firms live up to their promisesCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe UK has been left off a list of more than 120 countries exempted from tighter export restrictions on vaccines produced in the EU, in the latest twist in the bloc’s row with AstraZeneca over a shortage of doses.Stella Kyriakides, the EU’s health commissioner, said the bloc was not protecting itself “against any specific country” but that it needed to ...
Tags: Health, Europe, Business, UK, Eu, European Union, UK News, World news, European Commission, Astrazeneca, Pharmaceuticals industry, Vaccines and immunisation, Ursula von der Leyen, Coronavirus, Stella Kyriakides


European Medicines Agency recommends the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine for use in the EU, as tensions grow over potential shortages

Brian Pinker, 82, receives the Oxford University/AstraZeneca COVID-19 shot at a UK hospital. Steve Parsons - WPA Pool/Getty Images The EMA on Friday recommended authorization of the Oxford/AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine. This makes it the third shot to be authorized in the EU. The EMA gave the green light to Pfizer-BioNTech's shot December 21, and Moderna's January 6. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. The COVID-19 shot developed by AstraZeneca and the University of Oxford h...
Tags: Health, Europe, UK, Germany, Trends, Eu, South Africa, Morocco, Healthcare, Oxford, European Commission, Astrazeneca, Pfizer, Vaccine, University of Oxford, Cma


UK coronavirus live: Britain reports 29,079 new cases; Boris Johnson hails vaccine successes

Latest updates: daily figures for Covid deaths delayed; UK has ordered 30m doses of Johnson & Johnson vaccine and 60m NovovaxCovid rate in UK has levelled off but remains high, ONS data showsJohnson & Johnson one-dose vaccine shown to work against CovidAstraZeneca must deliver doses from UK to EU, says Von der LeyenEveryday Covid mistakes we’re all still makingGlobal coronavirus updates – live 4.29pm GMT The EU will use a “vaccine export transparency mechanism” until the end of March to cont...
Tags: Health, Politics, UK, Science, Eu, UK News, Medical Research, Britain, Infectious Diseases, NHS, European Commission, Boris Johnson, Brussels, Johnson, Johnson Johnson, Valdis Dombrovskis


Australia in talks with WHO and Europe over 'certainty' of Covid vaccine supplies

Health minister Greg Hunt wants to ensure vaccine doses reach Australia but acknowledges potential impact of ‘supply shocks’The Australian government will make urgent representations to the European Union after it threatened to block companies from exporting doses of the Covid-19 vaccine amid problems with AstraZeneca’s international supply chain.The federal health minister, Greg Hunt, confirmed on Friday the government would approach both the World Health Organization and the EU to ensure “cert...
Tags: Health, Europe, Australia, Eu, European Union, Australia news, Australian politics, European Commission, World Health Organization, Astrazeneca, Vaccines and immunisation, Pfizer, Greg Hunt, Coronavirus


EU approves Moderna jab amid tensions over slow rollout of vaccines

Move should ease frustrations over low supplies of Pfizer vaccine and EU’s longer authorisation process Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe European Medicines Agency has approved the Moderna vaccine, making it the second coronavirus shot to be cleared for general use across the EU, as tensions continued to rise over the slow progress of vaccination programmes in the bloc.In a move that should ease frustrations over a shortfall in supplies of the BioNTech/Pfizer jab an...
Tags: Health, Europe, Science, Eu, European Union, Society, World news, Medical Research, Infectious Diseases, Netherlands, Amsterdam, Microbiology, European Commission, Vaccines and immunisation, Pfizer, European Medicines Agency


Brexit: PM to meet Ursula von der Leyen in Brussels on Wednesday for make-or-break talks – live

Latest updates: Boris Johnson to meet Ursula von der Leyen for dinner in Brussels; Michel Barnier says no-deal more likely than a dealUK drops plans to break international law Brexit: Johnson warns securing deal ‘looking very, very difficult’ Scotland cancels higher and advanced higher exams for pupils in 2021‘We’ll be shafted’: little optimism at Brixham harbourCoronavirus – latest updates 6.22pm GMT Here is PA’s report.Boris Johnson will travel to Brussels on Wednesday to try to reach a br...
Tags: Health, Europe, Politics, UK, Wales, Scotland, Eu, European Union, UK News, PA, Ireland, Foreign Policy, Northern Ireland, Michael Gove, European Commission, Monarchy


UN Internet Governance Forum: Risks and regulation of AI in healthcare

“We [as a society] clearly want to have more AI applications to solve serious societal problems, such as the pandemic, but we are not ready to respond to the risks that will come with these applications,” said Katarzyna Szymielewicz, a lawyer and activist on human rights and technology, said at the Internet Governance Forum 2020. She is also the cofounder and  president of the Panoptykon Foundation in Poland.  We already have data protection safeguards such as the GDPR (General Data Protectio...
Tags: Travel, Health, News, Africa, Eu, Artificial Intelligence, Poland, European Commission, Un, World Health Organisation, Smith, Internet Governance Forum, European Union Agency, Panoptykon Foundation, Katarzyna Szymielewicz, Szymielewicz


Google-FitBit deal should go forward only with human rights due diligence, safeguards: Amnesty to EU

Global human rights NGO Amnesty International the European Commission to block Google’s acquisition of wearables company FitBit, unless it integrates meaningful safeguards. The letter comes as the Commission’s investigation into the deal for competition concerns is expected to close in early December.  addressed to the Commission’s competition policy chief Margrethe Vestager, the NGO said that the European Commission must ensure that the merger does not “proceed unless the two business en...
Tags: Travel, Health, Google, Facebook, News, Eu, European Union, United States, Commission, European Commission, Amnesty International, Fitbit, NGO, Ftc, Margrethe Vestager, Amnesty


$500m for Covid test, treat, vaccine

France, Spain, the European Commission and Britain as well as the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation have pledged money for equity in the treatment of Covid-19 The post $500m for Covid test, treat, vaccine appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Health, France, Spain, Britain, European Commission, Who, World Health Organisation, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Pfizer, Vaccine, Bill, Openaccess, Melinda Gates Foundation, France Spain, COVID-19, ACT-Accelerator


EU seeks greater public health powers after Covid 'wake-up call'

European commission says giving EU health agencies more power will improve response to cross-border health threatsCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageBrussels is seeking a major shift in powers towards the EU’s health agencies, warning that Europe’s faltering approach to the coronavirus pandemic has caused “confusion and distrust”.The EU commissioner for health, Stella Kyriakides, said the bloc’s lack of readiness for the crisis had meant substandard care for patients and...
Tags: Health, Europe, Eu, European Union, World news, European Commission, Coronavirus, Stella Kyriakides


NHS to provide remdesivir to Covid patients after joint EU deal

EU commission secures enough doses for 500,000 patients in 36 countries including UKCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageCovid patients in the NHS will be able to get treatment in the coming months with remdesivir, one of the drugs given to Donald Trump, after the European commission negotiated for enough doses for 500,000 patients in 36 countries including the UK.There is a global shortage of remdesivir because the US bought up all stocks from the US-based manufacturer Gi...
Tags: Health, Europe, UK, Science, Drugs, US, Eu, European Union, UK News, World news, Medical Research, NHS, European Commission, Donald Trump, Trump, Gilead



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