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Malaria vaccine hailed as potential breakthrough

Early trials show Oxford developers may have finally found an effective jab against the disease.


One dose of Pfizer or Oxford jab reduces Covid infection rate by 65% – study

Analysis of test results from more than 350,000 people finds older people just as protected as youngerCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageOne shot of the Oxford/AstraZeneca or Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine reduces coronavirus infections by nearly two-thirds and protects older and more vulnerable people as much as younger, healthy individuals, a study has found.The results from Oxford University and the Office for National Statistics are a welcome boost to the vaccination progra...
Tags: Vaccines and immunisation, Coronavirus, AstraZeneca, Pfizer, Health, UK news, Science


Covid: trial to study effect of immune system on reinfection

Oxford scientists will track whether participants are reinfected when re-exposed to coronavirus Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe immune response needed to protect people against reinfection with the coronavirus will be explored in a new human challenge trial, researchers have revealed.Human challenge trials involve deliberately exposing healthy people to a disease-causing organism in a carefully controlled manner, and have proved valuable in understanding and tackl...
Tags: Science, UK News, Medical Research, Infectious Diseases, Microbiology, Oxford, University of Oxford, Coronavirus


Trial to study effect of immune system on Covid reinfection

Oxford scientists will track whether participants are reinfected when re-exposed to coronavirus Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe immune response needed to protect people against reinfection with the coronavirus will be explored in a new human challenge trial, researchers have revealed.Human challenge trials involve deliberately exposing healthy people to a disease-causing organism in a carefully controlled manner, and have proved valuable in understanding and tackl...
Tags: Science, UK News, Medical Research, Infectious Diseases, Microbiology, Oxford, University of Oxford, Coronavirus


India is the world's biggest vaccine producer but it's struggling to get enough COVID-19 vaccines to give to its own population

People are administered COVID-19 vaccine in Mumbai, India, Tuesday, April 13, 2021. AP Photo/Rajanish Kakade India is the world's largest vaccine producer but it's struggling to vaccinate its own population. India signed up to give up to 200 million doses to other countries as part of COVAX. It's delaying deliveries this month to address the limited supplies internally. See more stories on Insider's business page. India is the world's largest vaccine producer but it&...
Tags: Science, Russia, India, Trends, Cnn, Oxford, World Health Organization, Reuters, Mumbai India, Odisha, India Reuters, Bharat Biotech, Coronavirus, Serum Institute of India the world, Sarah Al Arshani, Johns Hopkins University CNN


Ocado in self-driving vans push with £10m stake in Oxbotica

The online grocery retailer has teamed up with Oxford self-driving firm Oxbotica.
Tags: UK, News, Oxford, Oxbotica


Coronavirus live news: Former world leaders urge Biden to waive vaccine IP rules; Olympics ‘could still be cancelled’

Former world leaders urge Biden to waive intellectual property rules for vaccines to accelerate global access; cancelling Olympics remains an option, says Japan official; Cambodia ‘on brink of death’ says premierOxford/AstraZeneca Covid vaccine research ‘was 97% publicly funded’Medics’ anger as Delhi orders private hospitals be reserved for Covid cases‘Prepare for the worst’: Australian Olympians await Covid-19 vaccineSee all our coronavirus coverage 7.23am BST The different coronavirus rest...
Tags: Japan, UK, London, World news, Oxford, Northern Ireland, Cambodia, Boris Johnson, Johnson, Biden, Delhi, David Young, Michael Safi, Martin Belam, Coronavirus, Oxford AstraZeneca


The Papers: Travel plan, and Britons 'still trust Oxford jab'

A mix of stories lead Friday's front pages, including coverage of the government's plan for foreign holidays.
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Newspaper headlines: Holidays plan published, and Britons 'still trust Oxford jab'

A mix of stories lead Friday's front pages, including coverage of the government's plan for foreign holidays.
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Coronavirus live news: Bangkok warns outbreak could take two months to control; India reports record new cases

New outbreak in Thai capital may take more than two months to stop; India registers a record 126,789 new Covid casesGermany seeks Russia talks over possible supply of Sputnik V vaccineSpain, Belgium and Italy restrict AstraZeneca vaccine to older people What you need to know about the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccineSister of man who died after AstraZeneca jab urges people to have it UK ministers silent on AstraZeneca shipment to AustraliaWhat you need to know about Brazil’s P1 variant 5.43pm BST ...
Tags: UK, England, Russia, India, World news, Italy, Oxford, Belgium, Brazil, Astrazeneca, Bangkok, Midlands, PA Media, Coronavirus, Jessica Murray, COVID


Oxford-AstraZeneca: One blood clot linked to Covid jab in Wales

The head of the vaccine rollout says all under-30s will be offered the Moderna or Pfizer vaccine.
Tags: News, Wales, Oxford, Moderna


What is the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine?

People under 30 are being offered an alternative to the AstraZeneca vaccine after a review into rare blood clots.
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EU agency finds AstraZeneca vaccine can cause rare blood clots, as UK advises other shots for under-30s

European drug regulators say there is a possible link between the Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid-19 shot and rare blood clots, as UK authorities recommended that people under 30 should take alternative vaccines.
Tags: UK, News, Eu, Oxford, Stories, Astrazeneca


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...
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


EU agency finds AstraZeneca vaccine can cause rare blood clots

European drug regulators have confirmed a link between the Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid-19 shot and rare blood clots, as UK authorities recommended that people under 30 should take alternative vaccines.
Tags: UK, News, Eu, Oxford, Stories, Astrazeneca


Australia news live update: Scott Morrison gives press conference amid concerns over AstraZeneca Covid vaccine and blood clots

Australian health authorities to consider EU regulator’s advice; 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 vaccina...
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, Morrison


Australia news live: Covid experts consider EU regulator’s advice on AstraZeneca and blood clots

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 AstraZeneca vaccine?• What do I need to know about the AstraZeneca vaccine? • Australian doctors urge government to give greater certainty on vaccines 11.21pm BST Australia’s chief medical officer Prof Paul Kelly says issues with the AstraZen...
Tags: Health, UK, Abc, Australia, Eu, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Oxford, New South Wales, Astrazeneca, New South Wales politics, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Liberal party, Greg Hunt


AstraZeneca vaccine: How do you weigh up the risks and benefits?

A guide to the risks and benefits of receiving the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine.
Tags: News, Oxford, Astrazeneca


What do I need to know about the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine?

After a UK recommendation that healthy adults under 30 should have an alternative jab, here’s the latest information and adviceCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageConcerns have been mounting over reports of rare but serious blood clots in a small number of recipients of the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine, leading to a UK recommendation on Wednesday that healthy adults under 30 should have an alternative jab if they can. We take a look at the latest information and guidance. C...
Tags: Europe, UK, European Union, UK News, Oxford, World Health Organization, Vaccines and immunisation, Coronavirus, Oxford AstraZeneca


Covid: NI adults under 30 to be offered Oxford-AZ alternative

The announcement applies to adults in Northern Ireland without underlying medical conditions.
Tags: News, Oxford, Northern Ireland


AZ vaccine: How do you weigh up the risks and benefits?

A guide to the risks and benefits of receiving the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine.
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EU agency finds AstraZeneca vaccine can cause rare blood clots, as UK advises other shots for under-30s

European drug regulators have confirmed a link between the Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid-19 shot and rare blood clots, as UK authorities recommended that people under 30 should take alternative vaccines.
Tags: UK, Eu, Cnn, Oxford, Astrazeneca


European agency finds AstraZeneca shot can cause rare blood clots but benefits outweigh risk

The safety committee of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) has found that the Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine can cause unusual blood clots with low blood platelets, but stresses the overall benefits of the shot in preventing coronavirus outweigh the risks of side effects.
Tags: Cnn, Oxford, Astrazeneca, European Medicines Agency EMA


European agency finds AstraZeneca can cause rare blood clots, but benefits outweigh risks

The safety committee of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) has found that the Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine can cause unusual blood clots with low blood platelets, but stresses the overall benefits of the vaccine in preventing coronavirus outweigh the risks of side effects.
Tags: News, Oxford, Stories, Astrazeneca, European Medicines Agency EMA


Coronavirus live news: EMA finds possible link between AstraZeneca jab and rare cases of unusual blood clots

European Medicines Agency holds briefing on AstraZeneca vaccine; Poland to extend Covid restrictions until 18 AprilIMF calls for wealth tax to help cover cost of Covid pandemicScott Morrison calls on EU to supply outstanding vaccine dosesSee all our coronavirus coverage 3.23pm BST Adults under 30 should be offered an alternative vaccine instead of the AstraZeneca jab if there is one available in their area and they are healthy and not at high risk of Covid, the UK government’s vaccination ad...
Tags: Europe, UK, Eu, World news, Oxford, Poland, Cornwall, Astrazeneca, Boris Johnson, Morrison, European Medicines Agency, EMA, JCVI, Coronavirus, Oxford AstraZeneca


European Medicines Agency finds AstraZeneca shot can cause rare blood clots with low platelet count

The safety committee of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) has found that the Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine can cause unusual blood clots with low blood platelets, but stresses the overall benefits of the vaccine in preventing coronavirus outweigh the risks of side effects.
Tags: Cnn, Oxford, Astrazeneca, European Medicines Agency, European Medicines Agency EMA


Covid: How does the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine work?

The prime minister has urged people to trust medical regulators about the safety of the vaccine.
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Oxford/AstraZeneca jab could have causal link to rare blood clots, say UK experts

Evidence ‘consistent with causality’ but vaccination programme must continue, says drug safety specialistCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageDrug safety experts in the UK believe there could be a causal link between the Oxford/AstraZeneca Covid jab and very rare blood clots but say vaccination programmes must continue, with risk mitigation for women under 55.Prof Saad Shakir, the director of the drug safety research unit (DSRU) at Southampton University, said the evidence...
Tags: Health, Europe, Politics, UK, Society, UK News, World news, Oxford, Health policy, Vaccines and immunisation, Southampton University, Coronavirus, Oxford AstraZeneca, Saad Shakir, DSRU



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