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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...
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Single Pfizer or AstraZeneca dose produces strong antibody response

Scientists say AstraZeneca vaccine has greater effect when it comes to cellular responseCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageA single dose of either the Oxford/AstraZeneca or the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine generates a big protective antibody response against the coronavirus in people 80 and over, researchers have found.The first study to look at the comparative performance of the two vaccines that have been in use in the UK in recent months shows that 93% of people develop an...
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Sputnik V, Covishield, Covaxin: What we know about India's Covid-19 vaccines

Russia's Sputnik V is deemed to be safe and works in a way similar to the Oxford-AstraZeneca jab.
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Coronavirus live news: India posts record new cases; Germany won’t give second AstraZeneca dose to under 60s

UK study to investigate whether vaccines can be safely mixed; Germany to give different second vaccine to AstraZeneca recipients under 60; India confirms 184,000 cases in 24 hoursA tsunami of cases’: desperation as Covid second wave batters IndiaBoris Johnson: easing lockdown will increase Covid infectionsUS decision to pause J&J jabs is another blow to global Covid fightSee all our coronavirus coverage 6.26am BST A study looking at whether the Oxford/Astrazeneca and Pfizer coronavirus vacci...
Tags: UK, Germany, India, World news, Thailand, Astrazeneca, University of Oxford, Novavax, Moderna, Coronavirus, Oxford AstraZeneca, Matthew Snape, IndiaBoris Johnson


US decision to pause J&J jabs is another blow to global Covid fight

Analysis: rare side-effects mean that confidence in both the Johnson & Johnson and Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccines is now shakenCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe call in the US for a pause in the use of the single-shot Johnson & Johnson Covid vaccine is another blow to hopes of vaccinating the whole world as fast as possible.Health agencies recommended that US states pause use of the jab while investigations take place into six cases of women who have experienced rare b...
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Sputnik V, Covishield, Covaxin: What we know about India's Covid-19 vaccines

Russia's Sputnik V is deemed to be safe and works in a way similar to the Oxford-AstraZeneca jab.
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Sputnik V: What we know about India's Covid-19 vaccines

Russia's Sputnik V is deemed to be safe and works in a way similar to the Oxford-AstraZeneca jab.
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Coronavirus live: Ireland limits AstraZeneca vaccine to over-60s; surge testing deployed in London after South Africa variant found

WHO technical chief says people need ‘a reality check’ after global case numbers grew to 4.4m last weekCovid pandemic still growing exponentially, WHO saysGanges crowds highlight distancing challenges as cases soar in IndiaSpring cold snap hits as England relaxes Covid lockdown restrictionsBerlin police investigate possible breach of rules at Soho House partyMichigan should shut down again to combat Covid surge, CDC chief says 10.32pm BST All over-50s in England have been offered a coronavir...
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All over-50s and high-risk groups in UK offered vaccine ahead of target date

Achievement hailed by PM as ‘hugely significant milestone’ means people in late 40s should be next to be immunisedCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageAll over-50s and high-risk groups in the UK have been offered a coronavirus vaccine a few days before the mid-April deadline set by the government – meaning the second phase of the rollout to younger cohorts can now begin.Despite fears of a supply slowdown and possible knock in confidence after a change in advice on who coul...
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Coronavirus live: Malta offers tourists up to €200; EMA reviewing vaccines – as it happened

Island to pay visitors after tourism sector hammered by pandemic; EMA looking at reports of rare bleeding condition and four cases of rare blood clots in J&J jabEU agency examines reports of blood clots with J&J Covid vaccineUS blow as J&J ‘one-shot’ vaccine deliveries plummetNorwegian PM fined after breaking Covid rules with birthday partyAlmost all Dutch-made doses of AstraZeneca vaccine will stay in EU 12.14am BST That’s it from the UK blog team. Thanks for following our coverage.. 12.13...
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Coronavirus live news: Hong Kong suspends AstraZeneca order; dispute grows over India’s vaccine supply to Covax

Hong Kong tells AstraZeneca not to deliver doses as it looks for alternatives; Covax says India legally obliged to supply jabs after country restricted exportsAlmost all Dutch-made doses of AstraZeneca vaccine will stay in EUCovid plan for England: trips abroad could be permitted from MaySpain, Belgium and Italy restrict AstraZeneca vaccine to older peopleWhat you need to know about the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine 8.53am BST There is a lot of frustration in Australia about the distribution of...
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Coronavirus live news: Wales lifts restrictions earlier than planned; Hungary delays school reopening

Wales brings forward reopening after cases fall; Hungary to keep schools closed three weeks longer; Australian doctors condemn vaccine ‘farce’Covid plan for England: trips abroad could be permitted from MaySpain, Belgium and Italy restrict AstraZeneca vaccine to older peopleWhat you need to know about the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine 7.37am BST Here’s Melissa Davey with the latest on the vaccination rollout in Australia:States and territories have been left scrambling to respond to government ...
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UK Covid cases could rise again despite vaccine progress – WHO official

Exclusive: Dr Catherine Smallwood says there is potential for surge unconnected to increases in EuropeThe success of Britain’s vaccine programme is not enough to protect it from another wave of coronavirus unconnected to rising cases in Europe, a senior World Health Organization expert has said.Dr Catherine Smallwood, a senior emergency officer at WHO Europe, also said confidence in vaccines may have dipped after changes to the Oxford/AstraZeneca jab rollout, with under-30s to be offered alterna...
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AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine: How common are blood clots and should I be worried?

Following weeks of speculation about whether Oxford-AstraZeneca's Covid-19 vaccine might be connected to dozens of cases of blood clots reported in the region, European drug regulators have now announced that they have indeed established a link.
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The Papers: Family of clot victim speaks as experts urge jab

The latest on the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine makes the front pages of most of Thursday's papers.
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Australia to consider EU and UK findings over AstraZeneca Covid vaccine and blood clots

Review follows a UK decision to offer people under 30 an alternative jab following formal link to rare blood clots• Follow the Australia liveblog • Under-30s in the UK to be offered an alternative to AstraZeneca•Podcast: what do we know about blood clots and the AZ vaccine? • Brussels urges unity over AZ jab to boost public confidence• What do I need to know about the AstraZeneca vaccine?• Australian doctors urge government to give greater certainty on vaccinesAustralian authorities will review ...
Tags: Health, Europe, UK, Australia, Eu, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, United Kingdom, Astrazeneca, Vaccines and immunisation, Brussels, Coronavirus, Oxford AstraZeneca


Brussels urges unity over AstraZeneca jab to boost public confidence

EU governments divided over whether and what restrictions if any should be imposed on its useCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe EU’s 27 member states have been urged by Brussels to bolster public confidence by coming up with a unified response to the finding by regulators that blood clots are a rare side-effect of the Oxford/AstraZeneca jab.At a meeting of health ministers and officials from the European medicines agency (EMA), which announced the finding about the C...
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The Papers: Family of clot victim speaks as experts urge jab

The latest on the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine makes the front pages of most of Thursday's papers.
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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...
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Vaccine confidence fears as under-30s in UK offered AstraZeneca alternative

Experts warn of impact after advice changes in response to 79 blood clot cases out of 20m vaccinationsJab fears may play into hands of anti-vaxxersCoronavirus – latest UK updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageExperts warned of damage to confidence in the UK’s vaccine programme after 10 million adults under 30 were told they will be offered an alternative to the Oxford/AstraZeneca jab following concerns over rare blood clots.Healthy 18- to 29-year-olds who are not at high risk of Covid should ha...
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Alternative to Oxford/AstraZeneca could damage vaccine confidence, say experts

Option offered to under-30s after UK records 79 cases of rare blood clots out of 20m jabs administeredJab fears may play into hands of anti-vaxxersCoronavirus – latest UK updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageExperts warned of damage to confidence in the UK’s vaccine programme after 10 million adults under 30 were told they will be offered an alternative to the Oxford/AstraZeneca jab following concerns over rare blood clots.Healthy 18- to 29-year-olds who are not at high risk of Covid should ha...
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Covid: Under-30s offered alternative to Oxford-AstraZeneca jab

Move comes as review finds link to rare clots getting firmer, but jab still beneficial for most.
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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...
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First images of cells exposed to COVID-19 vaccine reveal native-like Coronavirus spikes

New research has for the first time compared images of the protein spikes that develop on the surface of cells exposed to the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine to the protein spike of the SARS-CoV-19 coronavirus. The images show that the spikes are highly similar to those of the virus and support the modified adenovirus used in the vaccine as a leading platform to combat COVID-19.
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Child jabs halted in UK trial as adult clot link probed

The UK's regulator is to investigate the Oxford-AstraZeneca jab over a possible link with blood clots.
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University of Oxford pauses pediatric trial of vaccine with AstraZeneca, pending review by regulator

A pediatric trial of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine has been paused pending a review by the UK's medicines regulator of rare blood clot cases in adults, a University of Oxford spokesperson told CNN Tuesday.
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University of Oxford pauses pediatric trial of its vaccine with AstraZeneca, pending review by UK regulator

A pediatric trial of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine has been paused pending a review by the UK's medicines regulator of rare blood clot cases in adults, a University of Oxford spokesperson told CNN Tuesday.
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AstraZeneca Covid vaccine: weighing up the risks and rewards

Despite scientific advice to continue getting the jab, answers about fatal blood clots are urgently neededCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageVaccines have side-effects, as do all medicines. Most often, jabs cause sore arms, a headache or a bit of nausea – none of which would be very significant when weighed against the toll of a serious virus such as Covid-19.But sometimes the risk-benefit calculation may look less simple, as in the case of Oxford/AstraZeneca’s Covid jab...
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Covid: Child jabs halted in trial as adult clot link probed

The UK's regulator is to investigate the Oxford-AstraZeneca jab over a possible link with blood clots.
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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...
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