May 17, 2021 03:21 PM IST
"There is a very miniscule but definitive risk of thromboembolic events" after being vaccinated, the data showed.
- May 13, 2021 06:22 PM IST
While some municipalities are, or will issue tenders to procure vaccines, others are directly talking to manufacturers. The smaller provinces seem to be depending on distribution by the central government.
- May 13, 2021 05:54 PM IST
The move by Uttar Pradesh, home to more people than Brazil, comes as many Indian states curtail vaccinations due to severe shortages amid a record surge in coronavirus infections, with India recording more than 4,000 deaths for a second straight day as its health system fails to cope.
- May 12, 2021 09:28 AM IST
The 35-year-old woman, who died on May 10, was 23 weeks pregnant, Anvisa said, adding that it had not been informed of any other adverse events involving pregnant women.
- May 06, 2021 06:43 PM IST
- May 04, 2021 12:07 PM IST
A small number of people in the U.S. have developed dangerous blood clots after receiving the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. The clots have mostly been occurring in people’s brains and, paradoxically, are associated with low platelet counts.
- Apr 30, 2021 07:35 PM IST
Vaccine revenue included delivery of about 68 million doses, AstraZeneca said on Friday, adding that sales in Europe, where it faces a legal case, were $224 million, in emerging markets $43 million and $8 million in the rest of the world.
- Apr 30, 2021 07:51 AM IST
There has been scrutiny of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine on the issue of the very rare clots, with a higher incidence in younger people.
- Apr 28, 2021 02:50 PM IST
A first hearing in the case began at the Brussels Court of First Instance on Wednesday. The proceedings are public and conducted under an emergency procedure, which means they could be concluded in a matter of weeks, the European Union's executive Commission said.
- Apr 27, 2021 05:35 PM IST
On Monday, the White House said 10 million doses could be cleared for export "in coming weeks" and the rest by June. It has not revealed potential beneficiaries, but the sources said India could gain the most.
- Apr 26, 2021 10:31 PM IST
The move comes as the White House is increasingly assured about the supply of the three vaccines being administered in the US, particularly following the restart of the single-dose Johnson & Johnson shot over the weekend.
- Apr 26, 2021 06:43 PM IST
The AstraZeneca vaccine has been central to Europe’s immunization campaign, and a linchpin in the global strategy to get vaccines to poorer countries. But the slow pace of deliveries has frustrated the Europeans and has been blamed in part for holding up the EU’s vaccine rollout.
- Apr 23, 2021 08:14 PM IST
The European Medicines Agency (EMA) was presenting its findings after the European Commission asked it to look into concerns that prompted several countries to restrict its use to older people.
- Apr 20, 2021 08:39 PM IST
UNICEF also expects to receive 50 million doses of the shot from the Serum Institute of India in May, compared with almost none this month as the company tries to meet demand in its home country that is battling a huge jump in infections.
- Apr 14, 2021 10:27 PM IST
- Apr 14, 2021 07:42 PM IST
Despite recommendations from the World Health Organization and European medicines watchdog to continue using the inoculation, "Denmark's vaccination campaign will go ahead without the AstraZeneca vaccine," Health Authority director Soren Brostrom told a press conference.
- Apr 14, 2021 07:20 PM IST
The UK study also found that a critical component of the immune system known as T cells showed a more enhanced response in those who got the AstraZeneca/Oxford University vaccine than in those who got the Pfizer/BioNTech one.
- Apr 13, 2021 04:56 PM IST
Nearly seven million people in the United States have received Johnson & Johnson shots so far, and roughly nine million more doses have been shipped out to the states, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
- Apr 08, 2021 04:45 PM IST
The move, after Europe’s drug regulator found a possible link between the Anglo-Swedish vaccine and rare blood clotting issues, is a huge hurdle for Australia's faltering inoculation effort, which relies heavily on the AstraZeneca vaccine.
- Apr 08, 2021 10:22 AM IST
SII will prioritise supplies to India over the next one or two months, Poonawalla has said.
- Apr 07, 2021 07:57 PM IST
"EMA's safety committee has concluded today that unusual blood clots with low blood platelets should be listed as very rare side effects" of the shot, the Amsterdam-based EU drug regulator said in a statement.
- Apr 07, 2021 07:19 PM IST
About 90 percent of the 86 million doses India has administered since mid-January have come from the Serum Institute of India, with the rest accounted for by a domestic vaccine developed by Bharat Biotech, which is also struggling to boost output.
- Apr 07, 2021 07:03 PM IST
Earlier this week, a senior official from the European Medicines Agency said there was a causal link between the AstraZeneca vaccine and the rare clots that have been seen in dozens of people worldwide, among the tens of millions who have received at least one dose of the shot.
- Apr 06, 2021 10:21 PM IST
The WHO is closely studying the latest data alongside European and other regulators, in light of reports of blood clots among people who have been vaccinated.
- Apr 06, 2021 06:41 PM IST
So far, Haiti is slated to receive only 756,000 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine through a United Nations program aimed at ensuring the neediest countries get COVID-19 shots.