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Johnson & Johnson's single-dose COVID-19 vaccine safe and effective, says FDA paving way for approval
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Johnson & Johnson's single-dose COVID-19 vaccine safe and effective, says FDA paving way for approval

The vaccine was 66.1% effective in preventing moderate to severe disease and appeared safe, the US Food and Drug Administration said on Wednesday

AstraZeneca vaccine has higher efficacy against COVID-19 with a three-month gap between doses, says Oxford study
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AstraZeneca vaccine has higher efficacy against COVID-19 with a three-month gap between doses, says Oxford study

The study, published in The Lancet, suggests that the interval between doses can be safely extended to three months than a six-week gap as the first dose can offer up to 76 percent protection during that period

WHO recognises 'concerning news' of COVID-19 vaccines not working against variants
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WHO recognises 'concerning news' of COVID-19 vaccines not working against variants

Booster shots will likely be needed, since new virus variants are spreading globally and likely to become the predominant strains.

AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine doesn't work well against South Africa virus variant: Study
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AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine doesn't work well against South Africa virus variant: Study

The developments, which came nearly a week after 1 million doses of the vaccine arrived in South Africa, were a huge setback for the country.

AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine effective against UK variant, say Oxford researchers
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AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine effective against UK variant, say Oxford researchers

However, AstraZeneca said it is yet to be fully determined whether the vaccine protects against severe disease caused by the highly transmissible coronavirus variant found in South Africa

Oxford finds AstraZeneca COVID-19 shot 76% effective in second, third month after single dose
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Oxford finds AstraZeneca COVID-19 shot 76% effective in second, third month after single dose

Oxford claims the vaccine also reduces transmission, with as much as a 67 percent drop in the risk of a positive COVID-19 swab test.

Will combining Oxford's vaccine with Russia's Sputnik V make it more effective?
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Will combining Oxford's vaccine with Russia's Sputnik V make it more effective?

It’s not yet known why reduced-dose of the Oxford vaccine showed better efficacy in trials, but it could be down to the viral vector.

'I don't trust them': Ayatollah Ali Khamenei bans import of Pfizer, AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines in Iran
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'I don't trust them': Ayatollah Ali Khamenei bans import of Pfizer, AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines in Iran

Khamenei’s statement reflects decades of tense relations between Iran and the West which have not abated in the waning days of Donald Trump’s presidency

Morocco gives approval for emergency use of Oxford-AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine
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Morocco gives approval for emergency use of Oxford-AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine

The approval comes as preparations for Morocco’s vaccine rollout have reached “advanced stages,” the Health Ministry said.

Serum institute banned from exporting Oxford-AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine for several months: Adar Poonawalla
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Serum institute banned from exporting Oxford-AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine for several months: Adar Poonawalla

He said the vaccine can only be given to the Indian government and export of vaccines for COVAX, won’t begin until March or April.

As more COVID-19 vaccines get approval, experts debate if it's time for trial volunteers to get the real thing
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As more COVID-19 vaccines get approval, experts debate if it's time for trial volunteers to get the real thing

In an ideal world, vaccine trial participants could hold off to discover whether they received the dummy shot or the vaccine. But experts agree the current circumstances are extraordinary

Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine 'should be' effective against new UK strain: report
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Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine 'should be' effective against new UK strain: report

The only way to receive a jab in the UK is through the state-funded NHS, even though private clinics are receiving daily requests from patients attempting to jump the queue.

Australia, AstraZeneca ink COVID-19 vaccine deal to ensure free vaccination for all citizens
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Australia, AstraZeneca ink COVID-19 vaccine deal to ensure free vaccination for all citizens

If successful, vaccines made in Australian would be shared with the country's neighbors, an official said.

Some COVID-19 vaccine makers have declared their intentions to profit from the vaccine
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Some COVID-19 vaccine makers have declared their intentions to profit from the vaccine

Experts point out that the global distribution of a vaccine is necessary since none of us is safe until all of us are safe.

Serum Institute of India commits to manufacturing 1 bn doses of Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine
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Serum Institute of India commits to manufacturing 1 bn doses of Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine

Serum Insititute has applied for regulatory approvals to start human trials of the vaccine in India starting August 2020.