Mix-and-matching AstraZeneca and Pfizer boosts immune response, study finds

A mixed schedule of vaccines where a shot of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine is given four weeks after an AstraZeneca shot will produce better immune responses than giving another dose of … Read More

Australia limits AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine for people over 60 years old

Australia will recommend only people over 60 receive AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine, the country’s Minister for Health Greg Hunt said on Thursday, following a spate of blood clots in those who have … Read More

2 AstraZeneca doses could be up to 90% effective against COVID-19: study

Two doses of the Oxford/AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine may be around 85 to 90 per cent effective against symptomatic disease, Public Health England (PHE) said on Thursday, while cautioning that it … Read More

AstraZeneca vaccine 1st dose recipients in limbo after some provinces press pause

Getting the first dose of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine last month has been a liberating experience for Ontario resident Ryan Olson. The 41-year-old web developer from St. Catharines, Ont., went … Read More

AstraZeneca considers seeking full U.S. approval for its COVID-19 vaccine

AstraZeneca Plc may skip asking the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for emergency-use authorization for its COVID-19 vaccine and instead pursue the more time-intensive application for a full-fledged license to sell … Read More

AstraZeneca reports $275M in sales from vaccine during 1st quarter

AstraZeneca said its COVID-19 vaccine sales were $275 million in the first-quarter and it is on track to deliver 200 million doses a month from April, as better-than-expected results and … Read More

Why does the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine age limit differ across provinces?

Changing guidance on the use of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine in Canada and other parts of the world continues to raise concerns. On Tuesday, Quebec decided to lower its minimum … Read More

‘Possible’ link between AstraZeneca vaccine and rare blood clots, EU drug regulator says

The European Union’s drug said Wednesday that it found a “possible link” between the AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine and a rare blood clotting disorder but recommended that vaccinations continue in adults, … Read More

U.K. finds 30 cases of blood clots after use of AstraZeneca vaccine

By Peter Henderson and Julie Steenhuysen Reuters Posted April 1, 2021 9:05 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ British regulators on … Read More

With 300,000 AstraZeneca doses set to expire April 2, will provinces use them up?

Amid growing questions and concerns around the use of the AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine, several provinces say they remain on track to administer all the remaining doses that are set to … Read More

Canada expected to receive 1.5M doses of AstraZeneca vaccine from U.S.

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted March 30, 2021 6:25 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The federal government is expecting … Read More

Why does AstraZeneca vaccine guidance keep changing? Experts weigh in

There is growing uncertainty around the use of AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine. On Monday, Canada’s National Advisory Committee on Immunization (NACI) issued new guidelines recommending that the shot should not be … Read More

AstraZeneca says COVID-19 vaccine now 76% effective after updating U.S. trial data

AstraZeneca said its COVID-19 vaccine was 76% effective at preventing symptomatic illness in a new analysis of its major U.S. trial — a tad lower than the level announced earlier … Read More

AstraZeneca data from U.S. vaccine trial may be outdated, incomplete: health agency

AstraZeneca has been informed that it may have provided outdated data on the efficacy of its COVID-19 vaccine from a large-scale clinical trial in the U.S., the country’s National Institute … Read More

AstraZeneca data from U.S. vaccine trial may be outdated, incomplete: officials

AstraZeneca has been informed that it may have provided outdated data on the efficacy of its COVID-19 vaccine from a large-scale clinical trial in the U.S., the country’s National Institute … Read More

AstraZeneca defends COVID-19 vaccine, says ‘no evidence’ of increased risk of blood clots

By Radhika Anilkumar Reuters Posted March 14, 2021 2:47 pm     Updated March 14, 2021 2:55 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font … Read More

AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines under investigation ‘not shipped to Canada’, officials say

Canada has not received any AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines that were part of the batch under investigation for blood clots, Health Canada confirmed on Sunday. The agency said it had been … Read More

Germany approves AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine for people over 65

Germany’s vaccination authority has approved the use of AstraZeneca’s coronavirus vaccine on the over-65s, the Health Ministry said on Thursday, in a step that should help accelerate the country’s faltering … Read More

Canada approves AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine

Canada approved Oxford–AstraZeneca’s coronavirus vaccine on Friday, making it the third shot officially authorized in the country. The approval by Health Canada follows that of Pfizer and Moderna, both of … Read More

U.K. to assess AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine as questions swirl over data

The British government said Friday it has formally asked the country’s medicines regulator to assess whether a coronavirus vaccine developed by AstraZeneca and Oxford University should be authorized for use. The step … Read More

Why a pause on AstraZeneca’s coronavirus vaccine trial isn’t entirely bad news

The world is waiting with bated breath for a coronavirus vaccine. So when AstraZeneca, a frontrunner in Phase 3 of global trials, unexpectedly hit pause on its study due to … Read More

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