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NIH ‘very concerned’ about serious side effect in AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine trial

“The highest levels of NIH are very concerned,” said Dr. Avindra Nath, intramural clinical director and a leader of viral research at the National Institute for Neurological Disorders and Stroke, an NIH division. “Everyone’s hopes are on a vaccine, and if you have a major complication the whole thing could get derailed.” A great deal… Read More »

In Missouri and Other States, Flawed Data Makes It Hard to Track Vaccine Equity

Throughout the covid-19 vaccination effort, public health officials and politicians have insisted that providing shots equitably across racial and ethnic groups is a top priority. But it’s been left up to states to decide how to do that and to collect racial and ethnic data on vaccinated individuals so states can track how well they’re… Read More »

Vaccine rollout phase an ‘abject failure’

Fewer than 1000 disability care residents have received a COVID-19 vaccine, new figures show. The disability royal commission on Monday heard from senior counsel assisting Kate Eastman that the vaccine rollout was an “abject failure”. But she said she understood the commission would need to hear the federal government’s explanation about the low inoculation rates.… Read More »

Beximco Pharma reports delays in vaccine supply

Following a surge in COVID-19 cases in India, the Modi administration put temporary controls on vaccine exports, halting shipments to Bangladesh and other countries. SII is required to deliver 30 million doses of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine to Bangladesh in monthly instalments and has so far delivered 7 million doses. Beximco Pharma “does not anticipate that… Read More »