AstraZeneca to seek US approval for COVID-19 vaccine in second half

AstraZeneca said Thursday that it intends to seek U.S. authorization for its COVID-19 vaccine in the second half of this year, offering a new timetable for the much-delayed application. CLICK…

AstraZeneca finds small clot risk after 1st shot of COVID-19 vaccine

A study conducted by AstraZeneca regarding its COVID-19 vaccine found a small risk of blood clots following the first dose of the shot, but none after the second jab. The…

AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine protective against severe outcomes from delta variant, more data suggests

Early findings from the real-world vaccine rollout in Canada suggested one dose of Oxford-AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 shot, not yet authorized in the U.S., was protective against poor outcomes from the highly…

Australia offers all adults AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine to speed up rollout

CANBERRA, Australia – Australia is offering AstraZeneca to all adults in a bid to rapidly ramp up sluggish vaccination rates as more of the country on Tuesday locked down against…

AstraZeneca, Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines effective against Delta variant, study finds

Both the AstraZeneca and Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccines maintained effectiveness against the Delta variant in a recent study, with researchers noting “no evidence of widespread complete escape from neutralization.” The study,…

Merkel receives Moderna dose after AstraZeneca shot

Angela Merkel, the German chancellor, was given the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine for her second dose after receiving Oxford-AstraZeneca’s shot in April, according to reports. The BBC, citing a government spokesman,…

‘Springsteen on Broadway’ fans who’ve had AstraZeneca vaccine won’t get into show

The Boss’ Broadway show will go on – but only for fans who got the right COVID-19 vaccine. Rabid rock fans looking to celebrate a return to normalcy by taking…

Canada: Pfizer, Moderna COVID-19 vaccine preferred 2nd dose after AstraZeneca

OTTAWA, Ontario – Canada’s National Advisory Committee on Immunization said Thursday people who got the AstraZeneca vaccine as their first dose should get Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna for their second shot.…

Australia says AstraZeneca vaccine only for people 60 and older

Australia has limited use of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine to those 60 and over, recommending that younger adults receive the Pfizer-BioNTech jab instead amid instances of rare, severe blood clots.…

AstraZeneca antibody cocktail fails to prevent COVID-19 symptoms in trial

AstraZeneca’s antibody cocktail failed to prevent COVID-19 symptoms in trial participants recently exposed to the virus, the company announced Monday. The cocktail, AZD7442, a long-acting antibody combination, was given to…