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AstraZeneca Covid booster shot effective against severe disease, UK study finds

London, May 5 (PTI) The third dose of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine is effective against symptomatic disease and hospitalisation, offering protection comparable to a booster shot of the Pfizer preventive, according…

Pfizer set to oust AstraZeneca as top supplier of COVID-19 shots to poor nations

By Francesco Guarascio BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Pfizer and BioNtech are set to displace AstraZeneca as the main suppliers of COVID-19 vaccines to the global COVAX programme at the start of…

India’s vaccine effort slows as dose gap trumps output jump

By Krishna N. Das NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India's vaccination campaign has slowed despite amassing record stockpiles of vaccine, health ministry data showed on Monday, as authorities maintain a wider-than-usual…

Indian foreign minister urges UK to resolve COVID quarantine dispute

By Alasdair Pal and Sanjeev Miglani NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India's foreign minister on Tuesday urged Britain to remove a rule requiring Indians visiting there to quarantine even if they…

EU fails to confirm if women, young adults at higher clot risk from AstraZeneca shot

(Reuters) - Europe's drugs regulator said on Friday it could not confirm if women and young adults were at a higher risk of rare blood clots with low platelets following…

India considers resuming vaccine exports soon, focus on Africa, says source

By Krishna N. Das NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India is considering resuming exports of COVID-19 vaccines soon, mainly to Africa, as it has partly immunised a majority of its adults…

Poland to donate 400,000 doses of AstraZeneca vaccine to Taiwan

WARSAW (Reuters) - Poland will donate 400,000 doses of the AstraZeneca Plc COVID-19 vaccine to Taiwan, the foreign ministry in Warsaw said on Saturday, to help boost vaccination rates in…

AstraZeneca reaches settlement with EU on COVID-19 vaccine delivery

By Pushkala Aripaka and Ludwig Burger (Reuters) - AstraZeneca and the European Commission have reached a settlement on the delivery of 200 million pending COVID-19 vaccine doses by the drugmaker,…

Nepal receives first batch of AstraZeneca vaccine from Japan

Kathmandu [Nepal], August 8 (ANI): Nepal received the first batch of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine from Japan on Saturday, local media reports said. Japan's envoy to Kathmandu Kikuta Yutaka handed over…

No application received for EU authorisation of Covishield, says European Medicines Agency

By Sahil Pandey New Delhi [India], July 16 (ANI): The European Medicines Agency (EMA) said it has not received any application from the COVID-19 vaccine Covishield maker Serum Institute of…

Sputnik V, Astra Zeneca ‘mix & match’ booster dose results expected by July end

By Shalini Bhardwaj New Delhi [India], July 13 (ANI): Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) is expecting to release the results of Sputnik V and Astrazeneca 'mix and match' vaccine by…

Belgium recognises Indian-made Covishield vaccine

New Delhi [India], July 9 (ANI): Belgium has recognised the Covishield vaccine produced by the Serum Institute of India (SII) and developed by AstraZeneca and Oxford University, said the Embassy…