AstraZeneca vaccine: how safe is it?

AstraZeneca vaccine: how safe is it?

The makers of the vaccine are trying to maintain public confidence in it. Also: India accuses Europe and the US of depriving it of raw materials to make the vaccine; and the French Open tennis tournament is delayed by a week.

Denmark drops AstraZeneca vaccine
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First country to stop use of the jab completely over blood clot fears. Also: the UK trial into whether different vaccines can be mixed expands, and the Dutch experiment into whether cafes and restaura ...
President Biden's chief medical adviser casts doubt on use of AZ
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Dr Fauci says safety concerns over vaccine must first be resolved, also, India authorizes the Russian coronavirus vaccine, Sputnik V, and WHO demands an end to the sale of live wild animals in food ma ...
Most of the severely ill patients in Brazil are under-40
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Doctors say more under-40s are developing severe symptoms and needing intensive care. Also: wealthy nations urged to fund vaccines for poorer countries; England's lockdown eases; and the Dutch holiday ...
India could pass Brazil in total infections
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It has reported a record daily rise of over 150,000 cases and more than 800 new deaths. Also: France increases the gap between first and second vaccinations, and could sunshine help beat Covid?
Brazil reports another record daily high number of deaths from Coronavirus
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Brazil reports another record daily high number of deaths from Coronavirus. The World Health Organisation criticises the vaccine gulf between rich and poor nations. And the world's most famous steeple ...
New vaccine blood clot inquiry
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EU regulator investigates potential link with Johnson & Johnson jab. Also: France to mix vaccine doses in response to AstraZeneca concerns, testing plan unveiled to reopen travel from England and Norw ...
India hits record number of daily cases
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India hits a record number of daily cases, the UK government steps up testing as lockdown lifts and Thailand hopes vaccinating an entire holiday island will bring tourists back.
War-torn Yemen gets first vaccine shipment
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The country is facing a public health disaster and the vaccines will be a 'game changer'. Also: Germany suspends the use of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine for people aged under sixty; and Russia regis ...
There's growing concern in Germany about the rapid rise in coronavirus infections
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Germany's health minister, Jens Spahn, says he'd like his country to enter a complete Covid19 lockdown immediately. Also, the president of the Pacific nation of Palau has flown to Taiwan to launch Asi ...
Germany cancels its strict Easter lockdown
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Chancellor Angela Merkel abandons plans following widespread criticism. Also: The EU plans tougher controls on vaccine exports, and the lockdown artwork that has become one of the most expensive paint ...
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