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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 »

NI CMO receives first dose of AstraZeneca vaccine

Northern Ireland’s Chief Medical Officer (CMO), Dr Michael McBride has received his first AstraZeneca vaccine shot today, despite European countries halting its administration. The CMO told reporters that he was “delighted to get the AstraZeneca vaccine this morning” and “welcomed the opportunity,” this morning. Northern Ireland First Minister and DUP leader Arlene Foster is due… Read More »

Covid-19 news: AstraZeneca vaccine not linked to blood clots, says WHO

By Michael Le Page , Clare Wilson , Jessica Hamzelou , Sam Wong , Graham Lawton , Adam Vaughan , Conrad Quilty-Harper and Layal Liverpool Medical worker prepares a dose of the AstraZeneca vaccine to be administered to a patient in the capital Sarajevo, Bosnia. Kemal Softic/AP/Shutterstock Latest coronavirus news as of 5pm on 12… Read More »