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Brazil clears emergency use of Sinovac, AstraZeneca vaccines, shots begin

Reuters
By Jamie McGeever, Pedro Fonseca BRASILIA/RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – Brazilian health regulator Anvisa on Sunday approved emergency use of COVID-19 vaccines from China’s Sinovac Biotech Ltd and Britain’s AstraZeneca, clearing the way for immunizations as the pandemic enters a deadly second wave. Nurse Monica Calazans, 54, receives the Sinovac’s......

Brazil authorizes emergency use of Sinovac, AstraZeneca vaccines

Reuters
By Jamie McGeever, Pedro Fonseca BRASILIA/RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – Brazilian health regulator Anvisa’s board on Sunday voted to approve emergency use of COVID-19 vaccines from China’s Sinovac Biotech and Britain’s AstraZeneca and to begin immunizations as the pandemic enters a deadly second wave. Nurse Monica Calazans, 54, receives the......

India wants Serum Institute to lower price of AstraZeneca shot – sources

Reuters
By Neha Arora, Sanjeev Miglani NEW DELHI (Reuters) – The Indian government has been negotiating with the Serum Institute of India to bring down the price of AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine, people close to the matter said, delaying the roll-out of the country’s immunisation programme. India’s drug regulator has approved emergency......

Thailand orders a further 35 million doses of AstraZeneca vaccine

Reuters
By Chayut Setboonsarng, Patpicha Tanakasempipat BANGKOK (Reuters) – Thailand’s prime minister said on Tuesday his country had ordered an additional 35 million doses of the AstraZeneca Plc COVID-19 vaccine, bringing its total vaccine pipeline to 63 million doses. Chief nurse nurse Sam Foster holds a vial of the Oxford University/AstraZeneca......

‘Pivotal moment’ as Britain set to roll out AstraZeneca vaccine

Reuters
LONDON (Reuters) – Britain will become the first country to roll out the low cost and easily transportable AstraZeneca and Oxford University COVID-19 vaccine on Monday, another step forward in the global response to the pandemic. FILE PHOTO: A dose of the Oxford University/AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine is displayed at the......

India gives final urgent-use approval to AstraZeneca and local COVID vaccines

Reuters
By Aftab Ahmed, Nigam Prusty FILE PHOTO: Vials with a sticker reading, “COVID-19 / Coronavirus vaccine / Injection only” and a medical syringe are seen in front of a displayed AstraZeneca logo in this illustration taken October 31, 2020. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic NEW DELHI (Reuters) -The head of India’s drugs regulator......

Russia ready to trial combined AstraZeneca, Sputnik V vaccine in Ukraine

Reuters
FILE PHOTO: A Russian Army service member receives an injection with Sputnik V (Gam-COVID-Vac) vaccine against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) at a clinic in the city of Rostov-On-Don, Russia December 22, 2020. REUTERS/Sergey Pivovarov MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia is ready to conduct clinical trials in Ukraine of a COVID-19 vaccine......

AstraZeneca tells Chile to wrap up vaccine trial recruitment

Reuters
By Natalia A. Ramos Miranda FILE PHOTO: Vials with a sticker reading, “COVID-19 / Coronavirus vaccine / Injection only” and a medical syringe are seen in front of a displayed AstraZeneca logo in this illustration taken October 31, 2020. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration SANTIAGO (Reuters) – AstraZeneca has wrapped up recruitment for......

Stocks making the biggest moves premarket: AstraZeneca, Intel, Caterpillar, Alibaba & more

CNBC
CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Check out the companies making headlines before the bell: AstraZeneca – Britain became the first country to approve the drug maker’s Covid-19 vaccine, setting the stage for a rollout of millions of doses. The vaccine is not yet approved in the......

AstraZeneca vaccine not ready for quick European approval, watchdog official says

Reuters
FILE PHOTO: Vials with a sticker reading, “COVID-19 / Coronavirus vaccine / Injection only” and a medical syringe are seen in front of a displayed AstraZeneca logo in this illustration taken October 31, 2020. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – The European Medicines Authority (EMA) will most likely not be able......

UK says regulator must be given time to carry out Oxford COVID-19 vaccine review

Reuters
FILE PHOTO: AstraZeneca’s logo is reflected in a drop on a syringe needle in this illustration taken November 9, 2020. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration (Reuters) – Britain’s Department of Health said on Sunday that medicines regulator MHRA (Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency) must be given time to carry out its review......

Oxford says vaccine has good immune response with two-dose regime

Reuters
FILE PHOTO: A test tube labeled with the vaccine is seen in front of AstraZeneca logo in this illustration taken, September 9, 2020. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic LONDON (Reuters) – Oxford’s COVID-19 vaccine candidate has a better immune response when a two full-dose regime is used rather than a full-dose followed by......

AstraZeneca hitches ride with Russia’s Sputnik in vaccine race

Reuters
By Andrew Osborn, Pushkala Aripaka (Reuters) – AstraZeneca will start clinical trials to test a combination of its experimental COVID-19 vaccine with Russia’s Sputnik V shot aimed at boosting the efficacy of the British drugmaker’s vaccine, Russia’s sovereign wealth fund said on Friday. FILE PHOTO: A medical worker demonstrates a......

AstraZeneca to work on Covid vaccine combinations with Russia’s Sputnik V developers

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A laboratory technician supervises filling and packaging tests for the large-scale production and supply of the University of Oxfords COVID-19 vaccine candidate, AZD1222, conducted on a high-performance aseptic vial filling line on September 11, 2020 at Catalent in Anagni, Italy.......

Breakingviews – AstraZeneca’s messaging warrants a review, too

Reuters
A test tube labeled with the vaccine is seen in front of AstraZeneca logo in this illustration taken, September 9, 2020. LONDON (Reuters Breakingviews) – AstraZeneca’s vaccine home run is in danger of turning into a curveball. The $134 billion drug giant is planning to review its Covid-19 vaccine candidate......

Russia’s Sputnik V developers call on AstraZeneca to try combining vaccines

Reuters
MOSCOW (Reuters) – Developers of the Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine said on Thursday that AstraZeneca should try combining its experimental shot with the Russian one to boost efficacy. FILE PHOTO: A woman holds a small bottle labeled with a “Coronavirus COVID-19 Vaccine” sticker and a medical syringe in this illustration......

LA Hospital Seeks Vaccine Trial Participants Among Its Own High-Risk Patients

KHN
Use Our Content This story can be republished for free (details). [UPDATED at 1 p.m. ET] The patients at Dr. Eric Daar’s hospital are at high risk for serious illness from COVID-19, and he’s determined to make sure they’re part of the effort to fight the disease. He also hopes......

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