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Covid news live: New York state detects five cases of Omicron variant as new US air travel rules loom

The Omicron variant is now in four US states, including New York; US will require international air travellers to show a negative Covid test within a day of travel from MondayOmicron may cause more Covid reinfections, say South African expertsBiden announces plan to get booster shots to 100m AmericansEU must consider mandatory Covid jabs, says Von der LeyenGermany closer to mandatory Covid jabs, unvaccinated face lockdownScientists find possible trigger for AstraZeneca jab blood clotsFollow all ...
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Covid news: more Omicron cases in UK amid 53,945 new infections; German ‘lockdown’ for unvaccinated – as it happened

Germany is seeking to break a surge in coronavirus infections; Biden announces plan for boosters for 100 million AmericansOmicron may cause more Covid reinfections, say South African expertsEU must consider mandatory Covid jabs, says Von der LeyenScientists find possible trigger for AstraZeneca jab blood clotsSome Covid numbers from Germany are now in. The European nation reported another 73,209 new Covid cases for Wednesday and 388 deaths, according to data from the Robert Koch Institute. Conti...
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Covid booster shots significantly strengthen immunity, trial finds

Jabs offer far higher protection than that needed to prevent hospitalisation and death, Cov-Boost trial lead saysCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageCovid booster shots can dramatically strengthen the body’s immune defences, according to a study that raises hopes of preventing another wave of severe disease driven by the Omicron variant.In a study published in the Lancet, researchers on the UK-based Cov-Boost trial measured immune responses in nearly 3,000 people who rece...
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Covid live: 10 more Omicron cases in UK amid 53,945 new infections; German ‘lockdown’ for unvaccinated

Germany is seeking to break a surge in coronavirus infections; Biden announces plan for boosters for 100 million AmericansOmicron may cause more Covid reinfections, say South African expertsEU must consider mandatory Covid jabs, says Von der LeyenScientists find possible trigger for AstraZeneca jab blood clotsSome Covid numbers from Germany are now in. The European nation reported another 73,209 new Covid cases for Wednesday and 388 deaths, according to data from the Robert Koch Institute. Conti...
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Covid live: 10 more Omicron variant cases in UK amid 53,945 new infections; Germany ‘lockdown’ on unvaccinated

UK reports 53,945 new infections, and has identified 10 new Omicron variant cases; Germany is seeking to break a surge in coronavirus infectionsUS: Biden to announce nationwide coronavirus battle planOmicron may cause more Covid reinfections, say South African expertsEU must consider mandatory Covid jabs, says Von der LeyenScientists find possible trigger for AstraZeneca jab blood clotsSome Covid numbers from Germany are now in. The European nation reported another 73,209 new Covid cases for Wed...
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UK Covid live: PM says people should not cancel Christmas events after highest cases since 17 July recorded

Latest updates: Boris Johnson says ‘no need’ to cancel Christmas events as UK reports 53,945 daily coronavirus casesDining out in UK at lowest level since May amid Omicron fearsAvoid ‘snogging under mistletoe’ this Christmas, says UK ministerEngland’s biggest theatres make mask-wearing mandatoryScientists find possible trigger for AstraZeneca jab blood clotsCoronavirus – latest global updatesJeremy Corbyn posted a tweet this morning promoting a virtual Stop the War fundraiser this Christmas, not...
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Covid live: Germany to impose ‘lockdown’ on unvaccinated and could make jabs obligatory from February

Germany is seeking to break a surge in coronavirus infections; India detects two cases of new Omicron variant in Karnataka; Greece and Finland detect first Omicron casesUS: Biden to announce nationwide coronavirus battle planOmicron may cause more Covid reinfections, say South African expertsEU must consider mandatory Covid jabs, says Von der LeyenScientists find possible trigger for AstraZeneca jab blood clotsUK Covid – latest updatesSome Covid numbers from Germany are now in. The European nati...
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Covid live: Germany imposes ‘lockdown’ on unvaccinated and makes jabs obligatory from February

Germany is seeking to break a surge in coronavirus infections; India detects two cases of new Omicron variant in Karnataka; Greece and Finland detect first Omicron casesUS: Biden to announce nationwide coronavirus battle planOmicron may cause more Covid reinfections, say South African expertsEU must consider mandatory Covid jabs, says Von der LeyenScientists find possible trigger for AstraZeneca jab blood clotsUK Covid – latest updatesSome Covid numbers from Germany are now in. The European nati...
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Covid live: Germany set to impose restrictions on the unvaccinated; India detects two cases of Omicron variant

Germany expected to restrict unvaccinated access to essential businesses only; India detects two cases of new Omicron variant in KarnatakaUS: Biden to announce nationwide coronavirus battle planEU must consider mandatory Covid jabs, says Von der LeyenOmicron variant fuelling ‘exponential’ rise in South Africa Covid casesScientists find possible trigger for AstraZeneca jab blood clotsUK Covid – latest updatesSome Covid numbers from Germany are now in. The European nation reported another 73,209 n...
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US stock futures recover from shock Omicron case in California; oil rises ahead of key OPEC+ meeting

Stock market volatility is at its highest since the start of the year, as investors weigh up the impact of the Omicron variant.Anton Petrus/Getty Images US stock futures rose, shaking off the initial shock of the first US case of Omicron, while oil gained. OPEC+ is meeting Thursday to discuss crude-supply policy against a backdrop of uncertainty over the variant. Federal Reserve boss Jerome Powell's hawkish comments on monetary policy continued to reverberate across markets. US stock futu...
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Trigger of Rare Blood Clots In AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccine Found

Long-time Slashdot reader tlhIngan writes: The AstraZeneca vaccine, one of the few approved vaccines to fight COVID-19, was under fire earlier this year for causing blood clots. While the vaccine is still approved for use, and is being used, scientists have been working hard to figure out the cause. The main trigger appears to be caused by the immune system mistakenly identifying a blood protein as part of the virus. The AstraZeneca vaccine has viral RNA embedded on a normal cold virus. Platelet...
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Gwyddonwyr o Gaerdydd yn canfod achos ceuladau AstraZeneca

Mae'r tîm wedi canfod pam fod y brechlyn yn gallu arwain at geulad gwaed mewn achosion prin iawn.
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Covid: scientists find possible trigger for AstraZeneca jab blood clots

Experts hope better understanding of rare side effect of vaccine could help ‘turn the tide’ on pandemicCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageScientists believe they may have found the trigger behind the extremely rare blood clot complications stemming from the Oxford/AstraZeneca’s Covid vaccine.According to a team of researchers from Cardiff and the US, the reaction can be traced to the way the adenovirus used by the vaccine to shuttle the coronavirus’s genetic material int...
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Covid: Trigger of rare blood clots with AstraZeneca jab found by scientists

Researchers in Cardiff and the US work out how the Covid jab may be linked to the extremely rare clots.
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Covid: Trigger of rare blood clots with AstraZeneca jab found by scientists

Researchers in Cardiff and the US discover how the Covid jab may be linked to the extremely rare clots.
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South African scientists explore vaccines’ effectiveness against Omicron

Crucial work will study how well current jabs work and whether they need to be updated to tackle new variantCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageScientists in South Africa have begun crucial work to assess how well Covid vaccines hold up against the Omicron variant that has been detected in more than a dozen countries since it was formally reported last week.The variant carries dozens of mutations that are expected to change how the virus behaves, including its ability to ...
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Ilmuwan Inggris mendukung vaksin untuk melawan Omicron, Eropa News & Top Stories

LONDON (AFP) – Ilmuwan Inggris yang memimpin penelitian yang mendukung suntikan virus corona AstraZeneca mengatakan pada Sabtu (27 November) bahwa vaksin baru dapat dikembangkan untuk melawan varian Omicron yang muncul “sangat cepat” jika diperlukan.Brought to you by: Frugal Focus
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AstraZeneca Hopeful Its Antibody Cocktail Will Work on New COVID Variant

LONDON (Reuters) - AstraZeneca said on Friday it was hopeful its antibody cocktail against COVID-19 would retain efficacy against a new variant...
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AstraZeneca Covid vaccine: Ministers urged to support families

A grieving fiancée calls for a damages scheme to be changed to include death to support families.
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1 chart shows how quickly a booster shot can improve immunity, with some extra protection in just a few days

Nicole Fahey, six months pregnant, receives her Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine booster shot in Los Angeles.Gary Coronado / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images Booster shots are being offered to all US adults. Studies suggest boosts can improve protection against symptomatic COVID-19, at least temporarily, with benefits beginning to accrue after a few days. It's unknown how durable booster shot protection will be, but scientists are hopeful. Two shots are good, but when it comes to preventing symp...
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‘Follow the science’: AstraZeneca unveils £1bn R&D centre

Anglo-Swedish pharmaceutical company has come a long way since it fought off a takeover bid in 2014Little expense has been spared at the giant glass and steel structure that sprouts from a once-vacant plot of land on the outskirts of Cambridge.AstraZeneca’s £1bn new research and development centre houses 16 labs and 2,200 scientists, making it the biggest science lab in Britain along with the Francis Crick Institute in London, and the pharmaceutical company’s biggest single site investment to da...
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AstraZeneca CEO links Europe’s Covid surge to rejection of its vaccine for older people

Pascal Soriot says heightened T-cell immunity from Oxford jab may give more durable protectionCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageA decision not to use AstraZeneca’s Covid-19 vaccine for elderly people in some European countries could help explain why the virus is currently triggering such high levels of infections in mainland Europe, the company’s chief executive has said.Pascal Soriot told BBC Radio 4’s Today programme that heightened T-cell immunity could be giving tho...
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AstraZeneca chief links Europe’s Covid surge to rejection of firm’s vaccine

Pascal Soriot says heightened T-cell immunity from Oxford jab may give more durable protectionCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageA decision not to use AstraZeneca’s Covid-19 vaccine for elderly people in some European countries could help explain why the virus is currently triggering such high levels of infections in mainland Europe, the company’s chief executive has said.Pascal Soriot told BBC Radio 4’s Today programme that heightened T-cell immunity could be giving tho...
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AstraZeneca Opens Research Center as UK Builds Science Hub

Prince Charles is set to be be on hand Tuesday when pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca opens a 1 billion-pound ($1.34 billion) research center near the University of Cambridge.
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COVID-19: AstraZeneca CEO on long-term protection from jab

Pascal Soriot said his company's Covid vaccine promoted a greater T-cell response than some others.
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Britain's Prince Charles to open new AstraZeneca research centre

Britain's Prince Charles will formally open a new 1 billion pound AstraZeneca research and development (R&D) facility on Tuesday, as the company aims to fuel the growth of its drug pipeline. #princecharles #astrazeneca
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Britain's Prince Charles to Open New AstraZeneca Research Centre

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's Prince Charles will formally open a new 1 billion pound ($1.3 billion) AstraZeneca research and development (R&D)...
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Wrexham Covid vaccine plant: Man guilty of sending suspect package

The parcel was found at an AstraZeneca vaccine factory in January, causing production to halt.
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AstraZeneca COVID-19 Antibody Drug Offers 83% Protection Over Six Months

By Pushkala Aripaka(Reuters) -AstraZeneca on Thursday cemented its lead in bringing a preventative COVID-19 shot for the non-infected to market for...
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AstraZeneca's Preventative COVID-19 Shot Shown to Work Longer-Term

By Pushkala Aripaka and Ludwig Burger(Reuters) -AstraZeneca on Thursday cemented its lead in bringing a preventative COVID-19 shot for the...
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