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A new study by the BMJ found there was an increased risk of rare blood clots associated with AstraZeneca and Pfizer’s vaccine, but that risk was much higher in patients who tested positive for coronavirus.
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Some countries are starting to offer a third dose of the COVID-19 vaccine for the most vulnerable, in an attempt to combat the spread of the Delta variant.
AstraZeneca and Pfizer COVID vaccines have 'similar' blood clot risk
Researchers in Barcelona found both jabs carried a similarly low risk of blood clots, while people infected with COVID-19 were much more likely to develop them.
Russia approves testing combination of Sputnik & AstraZeneca vaccines
Russia’s health officials have given a go-ahead to test a combination of the Oxford-AstraZeneca and the Sputnik V vaccines.
British tourists may face EU travel ban over unapproved vaccine
Doses of vaccine revealed to be unapproved by European Medicines Agency amid concerns over spread of Delta variant from UK.
10-month interval between AstraZeneca doses 'improves protection'
Researchers from the Oxford Vaccine group said on Monday that an inter-dose period of up to 45 weeks resulted in increased levels of antibodies and enhanced immune response against COVID-19.
Merkel takes Moderna as second COVID jab after first AstraZeneca dose
The German Chancellor's office confirmed that Merkel was given an injection of the Moderna vaccine on Tuesday, having received a first dose of AstraZeneca in April.
AstraZeneca ordered to deliver millions of COVID vaccine doses to EU
Brussels and AstraZeneca both claim victory in court battle over COVID-19 vaccine deliveries
Why are COVID vaccines linked to blood clots? Scientists have answers
A group of scientists in Germany claims they have cracked the code as to why AstraZeneca and Johnson & Johnson vaccines are causing blood clots.
EU seeks huge fine in court over AstraZeneca vaccine delivery delays
After months of a bitter dispute over vaccine delivery delays between the European Union and AstraZeneca, a highly publicised trial opened on Wednesday in Brussels.
Denmark offers AstraZeneca and J&J COVID-19 vaccines to volunteers
Denmark has opened an optional scheme to volunteers who would like to receive the unwanted COVID-19 vaccines developed by AstraZeneca and Johnson & Johnson.
EU demands AstraZeneca deliver COVID-19 vaccines as promised
The British-Swedish firm owes the EU 90 million doses of the vaccine, the European Commission said.
European Union opts not to renew AstraZeneca vaccines contract
Commissioner Thierry Breton says a post-June order has not been made as French President Emmanuel Macron says the bloc will focus on different vaccines
US to share AstraZeneca shots with world after safety check
The US will export as many as 60 million doses in the coming months, the White House said Monday.
EU's legal action against AstraZeneca: Why now? How will it play out?
After months of accusations and criticism, Brussels has today revealed it's taking AstraZeneca to court.
EU begins legal action against AstraZeneca over 'breach of contract'
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Vaccine benefits increase with age and infection rates, EMA says
The European Medicines Agency maintained that the benefits of getting vaccinated with available jabs outweigh the risks.
First COVID jab cuts infection rates across age groups, says study
The chances of COVID infection appeared to fall significantly after a first dose of the AstraZeneca or Pfizer vaccines was administered, researchers found.
EU cools claim that a legal case has been started against AstraZeneca
Irish health minister Stephen Donnelly said the European Commission would take legal action against the vaccine producer, but Brussels played down the claim.
Why did Denmark ditch the AstraZeneca vaccine?
The Scandinavian country became the first in Europe to ditch the jab, despite the European Medicines Agency insisting the benefits of the vaccine outweigh the risks.