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AstraZeneca ceo says committed to supply COVAX, calls for open borders

FILE PHOTO: Pascal Soriot, chief executive officer of pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca, attends an interview with Reuters in Shanghai, China November 4, 2019. Picture taken November 4, 2019. REUTERS/Brenda GohGENEVA (Reuters) – The ceo of Astrazeneca Pascal Soriot said on Thursday that although the Anglo-Swedish company had hit “bumps on the road” it had been able […]

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White House knew of J&J vaccine contamination problems last week

FILE PHOTO: Johnson & Johnson’s coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccines are seen at Northwell Health’s South Shore University Hospital in Bay Shore, New York, U.S., March 3, 2021. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton/File PhotoWASHINGTON (Reuters) – The White House knew last week about the contamination of about 15 million doses of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, press secretary Jen […]

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Yemen receives first coronavirus vaccines: UN

Credit: CC0 Public Domain War-torn Yemen received the first shipment of Covid-19 vaccines on Wednesday, the UN children’s agency said, a week after the country’s coronavirus committee warned of a public health “emergency”. The AstraZeneca doses arrived in the southern port city of Aden, Yemen’s de facto capital, where the internationally recognised government is based […]

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Needle-free COVID-19 vaccines in the works, WHO scientist says

Moderna begins coronavirus vaccine trials on children Should parents feel safe getting their kids inoculated? Reaction from Fox News medical contributor Dr. Janette Nesheiwat. COVID-19 vaccines that don’t require a needle may be available later this year or next year, a top scientist said. Six to eight new immunizations may be ready for regulatory review […]

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Some Meatpackers Announce Vaccine Plans, but Many Still Waiting

CHICAGO (Reuters) – COVID-19 vaccines are making their way into the arms of U.S. meat and agriculture workers, but companies and union officials say progress needs to be faster after coronavirus outbreaks idled slaughterhouses and sickened thousands of workers. Vaccinating food workers could help prevent further production disruptions that sent meat prices soaring in spring […]