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Covid-19 news: Italy, Spain, Belgium limit use of AstraZeneca vaccine

By Michael Le Page , Clare Wilson , Jessica Hamzelou , Sam Wong , Graham Lawton , Adam Vaughan , Conrad Quilty-Harper and Layal Liverpool A health worker checks the patients queue during the COVID-19 vaccination campaign with AstraZeneca vaccine in Santander, Spain. Celestino Arce/NurPhoto via Getty Images Latest coronavirus news as of 5pm on… Read More »

Toronto health group abruptly cancels project that would see some young people get COVID vaccine now

Breadcrumb Trail Links News Health Canada The changes seem to underline the political sensitivities around Canada’s painfully slow vaccine rollout, where the hint of queue jumping is quickly snuffed out Author of the article: Tom Blackwell Publishing date: Mar 31, 2021  •  1 day ago  •  4 minute read  •  24 Comments North York General Hospital.… Read More »

The Pfizer-BioNTech Vaccine Is Said to Be Powerfully Protective in Adolescents

The Coronavirus Outbreak liveLatest Updates Maps and Cases Risk Near You Who Can Get Vaccinated? Vaccine Rollout Advertisement Continue reading the main story Supported by Continue reading the main story The Pfizer-BioNTech Vaccine Is Said to Be Powerfully Protective in Adolescents A clinical trial found no symptomatic infections among vaccinated children ages 12 to 15,… Read More »

TikTok famous? Pfizer, Moderna, J&J and AZ shoutouts on social media boost vaccine credibility—and pharmas’ image

A man in a Pfizer sweater sits down in waiting room, notices another man in a Moderna sweater already sitting there, and asks, “What are you doing here?” Turns out they’re both there for the COVID-19 vaccine job interview. The popular TikTok video joins a growing crowd of user-generated vaccine videos that call out pharma vaccine brands Pfizer,… Read More »

Delaying the second dose of Novavax’s Covid vaccine by up to 12 weeks should be ‘fine’

Delaying the second dose of Novavax’s Covid vaccine by up to 12 weeks should be ‘fine’ and jab could be approved by end of APRIL, says lead researcher Professor Heath said ‘immunological principles’ suggested they would still work But warned the jabs had not been tested with a dosing gap beyond four weeks Boris Johnson… Read More »

GlaxoSmithKline, Novavax team up on COVID vaccine production in U.K., helping reduce dependence on AZ shot

With domestic drugmaker AstraZeneca among the companies leading the charge to produce COVID-19 vaccines, the U.K. was well positioned for a quick rollout.  But after a successful first few months of vaccinations, the campaign has slowed as AstraZeneca’s primary manufacturing partner, the Serum Institute of India, has been forced to withhold exports as India deals with… Read More »