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Canada could get 1.1M more vaccine doses by March through COVAX sharing program – National

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Canada could get more than one million additional doses of COVID-19 vaccine by the end of March through a global vaccine sharing initiative known as COVAX. But as with most things COVID-19, vaccine-related deliveries are mired in the uncertainty of regulatory reviews and potential production delays. The COVAX Facility, …

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Oxford-AstraZeneca didn’t tell vaccine trial volunteers about dosing mishap – National

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About 1,500 of the initial volunteers in a late-stage clinical trial of the Oxford/AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine were given the wrong dose, but weren’t informed that a mistake had been made after the blunder was discovered, documents obtained by Reuters show. Instead, the dosing mishap was presented to the trial …

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Canada’s vaccine rollout faces criticism as country enters 11th month of pandemic life – National

Canada’s vaccine rollout faces criticism as country enters 11th month of pandemic life - National

Canada’s national vaccine rollout seems poised to dominate COVID-19 discussions in the coming week as Canada enters the 11th month of life during a global pandemic. The federal government, which is overseeing the nationwide effort, has been facing strong criticism as it struggles to ensure there are enough immunization …

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Health Canada to decide on AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine in ‘coming days’ – National

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On the heels of approval by European regulators, Health Canada said it expects a decision on AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine “in the coming days.” Read more: Travellers to pay ‘more than $2K’ for new mandatory COVID-19 hotel quarantine, Trudeau says Health Canada has been reviewing AstraZeneca and Oxford University’s vaccine …

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European regulator approves AstraZeneca’s coronavirus vaccine for adults – National

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Regulators authorized AstraZeneca’s coronavirus vaccine for use in adults throughout the European Union on Friday, amid criticism the bloc is not moving fast enough to vaccinate its population. The European Medicines Agency licensed the vaccine to be used in people 18 and over, though concerns had been raised this …

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U.K. jumps ahead in global COVID-19 vaccine race, rolls out 1st AstraZeneca shots – National

U.K. jumps ahead in global COVID-19 vaccine race, rolls out 1st AstraZeneca shots - National

Britain on Monday took another giant step in the fight against COVID-19, ramping up its immunization program by giving the first shots in the world from the vaccine created by Oxford University and pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca. Dialysis patient Brian Pinker, 82, was the first to get the new vaccine …

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Britain becomes 1st country to approve Oxford-AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine – National

Britain becomes 1st country to approve Oxford-AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine - National

By Alistair Smout Reuters Posted December 30, 2020 2:14 am     Updated December 30, 2020 2:15 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Britain on Wednesday became …

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‘Massive undertaking’: Roadmap of Canada’s coronavirus vaccine roll-out

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If all goes according to plan, Canadians will start getting vaccinated for the novel coronavirus early next year. And one of the people spearheading those efforts is a Canadian from Sherbrooke, Que. — Nicolas Chornet, senior vice-president of international manufacturing at Moderna. Read more: Canada will have vaccine infrastructure …

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

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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 comes amid questions about preliminary results from trials of the jab, after the company and the university acknowledged that …

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AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine manufacturing error raises questions – National

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AstraZeneca and Oxford University on Wednesday acknowledged a manufacturing error that is raising questions about preliminary results of their experimental COVID-19 vaccine. A statement describing the error came days after the company and the university described the shots as “highly effective” and made no mention of why some study …

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