Oxford Vaccine
India  /  Published 21.10.21

Oxford Pfizer vaccines prevent deaths: study

The Covid-19 vaccines from Oxford-AstraZeneca and Pfizer-BioNTech offer strong protection against death from the Delta variant of the coronavirus, researchers said on Wednesday reporting the first ful...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

World  /  Published 13.06.21

Britain’s ‘Freedom Day’ postponed

The Oxford vaccine has received a vote of confidence from the British government, with Prof. Sarah Gilbert, one of the scientists behind its creation, recognised in the Queen’s birthday honours ...
By Amit Roy in London

World  /  Published 08.05.21

UK under-40s offered Astra jab alternative

British officials said on Friday people under 40 should be offered an alternative to Oxford/AstraZeneca’s Covid-19 vaccine where possible because of a small risk of blood clots, given the low nu...
By Reuters in London

World  /  Published 07.04.21

Astra jab ‘link to clots exists’

There is a link between AstraZeneca’s Covid-19 vaccine and very rare blood clots in the brain but the possible causes are still unknown, a senior official for the European Medicines Agency (EMA)...
By Reuters in Rome

World  /  Published 20.02.21

Study explores Oxford vaccine efficacy

A three-month interval between doses of the Oxford Covid-19 vaccine results in higher vaccine efficacy than a six-week gap, according to a new study which says the first dose can offer up to 76 per ce...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in London


Opinion  /  Published 22.01.21

Known good: efficacy of Covid vaccines

The need for inoculation against Covid-19 as soon as possible cannot be denied. But no vaccine should be administered without the recipient’s trust and conviction that are based on full informat...
By The Editorial Board

Jharkhand  /  Published 12.01.21

Covishield: 129 centres ready

Two out of the 129 centres that have been set up in the state for administering the Covid-19 vaccine on Day One of its nationwide rollout on January 16 will have webcasting facilities for both central...
By Our Bureau in Ranchi

Opinion  /  Published 06.01.21

New hope: India ready for Covid vaccines

Sir — It is heartening to note that India is ready to use two coronavirus vaccines for emergency cases. The Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine, Covishield, made in this country by the Serum Institute of...
By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 06.01.21

Unclear shot: India vaccine roll out

Rolling out vaccines in the time of a raging pandemic in a nation as populous as India was bound to be accompanied by attendant challenges. But the lack of transparency and public anxiety regarding th...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 03.01.21

Cong: why skip phase 3 trials?

Moments after the Drugs Controller General of India granted permission for the restricted emergency use of two vaccines in the country on Sunday, senior Congress leader Anand Sharma raised concern ove...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi


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